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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered by Alan Axelrod Online



Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered

Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered

  • Title: Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 320 pages


With April 12, 2011, set to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, the time is ripe for a new assessment of the conflict


Author Alan Axelrod




Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered Reviews (12)

  • An excellent series of essays on 24 generals 12 North and 12 South who ranged from horrible and infamous to merely competent to outstanding generals key to winning This book, though not without a few evaluations which I disagree with, would be of great use to both Civil War scholars and the armchair [..]

  • A nice, quick overview of 24 Civil War generals Axelrod reuses many, I mean many, of the same quotes and phrases throughout the biographies but still an OK little book If you just want the Cliff Notes bio, then this will do you well. [..]

  • another great work by Alan AxelrodHistorical figures come alive throughout this book It is impossible to not feel the aspects of leadership, from the glorious to the mundane. [..]

  • A must read for civil wars buffs. [..]

  • A somewhat low frills volume, this book nevertheless provides a good primer on most of the major personalities on both sides of the conflict Each profile roughly 15 pages each includes a War era photo of the given general, perhaps a map of a major engagement, and often a photo from much later in lif [..]

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