The Resource Mr. Lincoln's Army, Bruce Catton, (electronic resource)

Mr. Lincoln's Army, Bruce Catton, (electronic resource)

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Mr. Lincoln's Army
Title
Mr. Lincoln's Army
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Catton
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Language
eng
Summary
A magnificent history of the opening years of the Civil War by Pulitzer Prize{u2013}winning author Bruce Catton The first book in Bruce Catton{u2019}s Pulitzer Prize{u2013}winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr. Lincoln{u2019}s Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the command of the controversial general George McClellan. Following the secession of the Southern states, a beleaguered President Abraham Lincoln entrusted the dashing, charismatic McClellan with the creation of the Union{u2019}s Army of the Potomac and the responsibility of leading it to a swift and decisive victory against Robert E. Lee{u2019}s Army of Northern Virginia. Although a brilliant tactician who was beloved by his troops and embraced by the hero-hungry North, McClellan{u2019}s ego and ambition ultimately put him at loggerheads with his commander in chief{u2014}a man McClellan considered unworthy of the presidency. McClellan{u2019}s weaknesses were exposed during the Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day in American military history, which ended in a stalemate even though the Confederate troops were greatly outnumbered. After Antietam, Lincoln ordered McClellan{u2019}s removal from command, and the Union entered the war{u2019}s next chapter having suffered thousands of casualties and with great uncertainty ahead. America{u2019}s premier chronicler of the nation{u2019}s brutal internecine conflict, Bruce Catton is renowned for his unparalleled ability to bring a detailed and vivid immediacy to Civil War battlefields and military strategy sessions. With tremendous depth and insight, he presents legendary commanders and common soldiers in all their complex and heartbreaking humanity
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Index
no index present
LC call number
E470.2
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Mr. Lincoln's Army, Bruce Catton, (electronic resource)
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Mr. Lincoln's Army, Bruce Catton, (electronic resource)
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
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9781504024181
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9781504024181
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remote
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