By Richard M. Walsh,Charles H. Hayes
This exciting paintings analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the Civil War’s best Union and accomplice generals utilizing large basic files and unique learn. integrated are the magnificent solutions to exciting questions: How did Union normal Ulysses S. supply reach any such excessive rank after a variety of mess ups in civilian lifestyles? What made the dour, virtually fanatically non secular Stonewall Jackson might be the easiest strive against chief within the Confederacy? historical past professor Richard M. Walsh explains why Ambrose Burnside used to be demoted, who gave George McClellan the nickname “Little Napoleon,” and why males of either side revered Robert E. Lee. Walsh even comprises impressive citizen squaddies who fast complicated in rank on either side in his striking chronicle. interesting proof are amassed in chapters that workforce the generals from the worst to the no longer so undesirable to the easiest, all punctuated by way of satirical photos drawn by way of Charles H. Hayes. Walsh’s list is a needs to learn for background buffs from either side of the Mason-Dixon!
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BATTLE HYMN: The Best and Worst Civil War Generals by Richard M. Walsh,Charles H. Hayes