Leaders of the American Civil War

Leaders of the American Civil War

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Provides an overview of the careers of the great military leaders and the critical political leaders of the American Civil War. Entries consider the leader's character and pre-war experience, their contributions to the war effort, and the war's impact on the rest of their lives. An assessment of their historical treatment puts their long-term reputations on the line, and results in a thorough revision of some leaders, a call for further study of others, and a reaffirmation of the accomplishments of the greatest leaders.BIBLIOGRAPHY Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (Boston: Antislavery Office, 1845). ... M. Thomas Inge, et al., eds., Black American Writers: Bibliographical Essays, vol.

Title:Leaders of the American Civil War
Author:Charles F. Ritter, Jon L. Wakelyn
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-01-27


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