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The Resource William Tecumseh Sherman : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough

William Tecumseh Sherman : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough

Label
William Tecumseh Sherman : in the service of my country : a life
Title
William Tecumseh Sherman
Title remainder
in the service of my country : a life
Statement of responsibility
James Lee McDonough
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the lauded general explores his involvement in the Civil War's most decisive battles, his good friendship with Ulysses S. Grant, his strained marriage, the loss of his young son and his plague of personal debts
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10513104
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDonough, James L.
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sherman, William T.
  • United States
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Sherman, William T.
  • United States
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Generals
  • Military campaigns
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
in the service of my country : a life
Label
William Tecumseh Sherman : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: death stared us all in the face -- My father named me William Tecumseh -- I was notified to prepare for West Point -- In the service of my country -- Sand and sun, Seminoles and Spaniards -- Military camaraderie, southern aristocracy, prospective matrimony -- And then there was a war on -- Deprived of military glory -- California again; a brand-new game -- Golden State banker -- I was fit for the army but nothing else -- In a hell of a fix -- No man can foresee the end -- Action at Bull Run -- "Crazy" in Kentucky -- Triumphant in Tennessee -- This is no common war -- The strongest place I ever saw -- The river of our greatness is free -- Why was I not killed at Vicksburg -- One hundred thousand strong -- I knew more of Georgia than the rebels did -- I want a bold push for Atlanta -- It's a big game, but I know I can do it -- Taking the war to the braggart Carolinians -- A soldier of renown -- General-in-chief -- General-in-chief, II -- We can only bow to the inevitable
Control code
ocn939911299
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780393241570
Lccn
2016007023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)939911299
Label
William Tecumseh Sherman : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: death stared us all in the face -- My father named me William Tecumseh -- I was notified to prepare for West Point -- In the service of my country -- Sand and sun, Seminoles and Spaniards -- Military camaraderie, southern aristocracy, prospective matrimony -- And then there was a war on -- Deprived of military glory -- California again; a brand-new game -- Golden State banker -- I was fit for the army but nothing else -- In a hell of a fix -- No man can foresee the end -- Action at Bull Run -- "Crazy" in Kentucky -- Triumphant in Tennessee -- This is no common war -- The strongest place I ever saw -- The river of our greatness is free -- Why was I not killed at Vicksburg -- One hundred thousand strong -- I knew more of Georgia than the rebels did -- I want a bold push for Atlanta -- It's a big game, but I know I can do it -- Taking the war to the braggart Carolinians -- A soldier of renown -- General-in-chief -- General-in-chief, II -- We can only bow to the inevitable
Control code
ocn939911299
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780393241570
Lccn
2016007023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)939911299

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