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The Resource A victor, not a butcher : Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius, Edward H. Bonekemper, III

A victor, not a butcher : Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius, Edward H. Bonekemper, III

Label
A victor, not a butcher : Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius
Title
A victor, not a butcher
Title remainder
Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius
Statement of responsibility
Edward H. Bonekemper, III
Title variation
victor, not a butcher
Title variation remainder
Ulysses S. Grants overlooked military genius
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reassessing Ulysses S. Grant's role as military leader, the author re-evaluates the general's reputation as a "butcher" and reveals Grant's true legacy as the military leader with the lowest casualty rates in the war--a record he maintained while still winning every battle
Biography type
contains biographical information
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178278
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bonekemper, Edward H
Dewey number
973.741092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius
Label
A victor, not a butcher : Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius, Edward H. Bonekemper, III
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-446) and index
Contents
The greatest Civil War general -- Living a troubled life -- 1861: seeking a chance to fight -- Winter 1862: capturing Forts Henry and Donelson -- Spring 1862: salvaging a victory at Shiloh -- 1862-3: Surviving frustration upon frustration -- May-July 1863: vanquishing Vicksburg -- Autumn 1863: saving Chattanooga -- Early 1864: planning a national campaign -- Summer 1864: Attacking Lee's Army -- 1864-5: Tightening the noose -- Early 1865: winning the war -- Grant's winning characteristics -- Appendix I: Historians' treatment of Grant -- Appendix II: Casualties in Grant's battles and campaigns -- Appendix III: The critical election of 1864: how close was it?
Control code
ocm54865378
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 456 p.
Isbn
9780895260628
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007171
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-1055
Label
A victor, not a butcher : Ulysses S. Grant's overlooked military genius, Edward H. Bonekemper, III
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-446) and index
Contents
The greatest Civil War general -- Living a troubled life -- 1861: seeking a chance to fight -- Winter 1862: capturing Forts Henry and Donelson -- Spring 1862: salvaging a victory at Shiloh -- 1862-3: Surviving frustration upon frustration -- May-July 1863: vanquishing Vicksburg -- Autumn 1863: saving Chattanooga -- Early 1864: planning a national campaign -- Summer 1864: Attacking Lee's Army -- 1864-5: Tightening the noose -- Early 1865: winning the war -- Grant's winning characteristics -- Appendix I: Historians' treatment of Grant -- Appendix II: Casualties in Grant's battles and campaigns -- Appendix III: The critical election of 1864: how close was it?
Control code
ocm54865378
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 456 p.
Isbn
9780895260628
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007171
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-1055

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