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The Great Commanders of the American Civil War

Kevin J. Dougherty

The Great Commanders of the American Civil War selects 11 major battles from First Manassas in July 1861 to Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, and, in analysing the course of each battle, evaluates the tactics of the commanders involved. With... Read moreRead less

The Great Commanders of the American Civil War selects 11 major battles from First Manassas in July 1861 to Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, and, in analysing the course of each battle, evaluates the tactics of the commanders involved. With color maps showing the movement of forces, full order-of-battle tables, and eyewitness accounts, this is an expert examination of the skills of leaders such as Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and George G. Meade in the war that tore the Union apart.

Format: 264 x 208mm hb
Extent: 240pp
Word count: 70,000
Illustrations: 100 maps, 25 colour photos
ISBN: 9781782743767

Kevin J. Dougherty

Kevin J. Dougherty is an instructor at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston. He is a retired U.S. Army officer who previously spent five years teaching military history and world civilizations in the Department of History at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dougherty is the author of The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis (2005), Civil... Read moreRead less

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