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Lincoln andhis generals.

T. Harry Williams

Lincoln andhis generals.

by T. Harry Williams

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination303p.,ill.,23cm
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22167265M

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    LINCOLN AND HIS GENERALS by T. Harry Williams. This is a fascinating look at the generals in the Union Army during the Civil War, and President Lincoln's search for a winning general. The book is very good condition; the spine is tight and the covers are clean with minor shelf wear including scuffing and/or Rating: % positive. Lincoln and his generals,. [T Harry Williams] -- Theme is Lincoln as a director of war, and his place in the high command system for this nation. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search # A Vintage book ;\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for T. Harry Williams / LINCOLN AND HIS GENERALS Book Club at the best online prices End date: Book Review on Lincoln and his Generals by Williams H. Lincoln and his generals is a book that was written over fifty year ago. It has effectively given a definitive account of Lincoln’s leadership style by creating drama, which tells stories of Lincoln’s search for able commanders of the American Union Army.


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Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership. In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln’s long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil Cited by: This is a GREAT BOOK for explaining Lincoln as Commander in Chief and his relationship with EACH of the Generals along the way.

This book is well written, and is GREAT for learning of the Generals and their style's. This book doesn't get bogged down in the boring minutiae of every little statistic along the way/5(45).

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership.

In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln’s long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil /5(43).

Harry Williams () was an American historian who taught (often to overflow lectures) at Louisiana State University from toand who won both a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of Louisiana governor Huey P.

Long. Williams’s Lincoln and His Generals is a fine study, carefully and wittily /5. Lincoln and his Generals by Williams, T. Harry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Lincoln and His Generals.

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership. In Lincoln andhis generals. book T.

Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln’s long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master.

All had to work with Lincoln, most of them had a hard time doing so. Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief is one of the most durable stories of the Civil War. This book is a look at Lincoln's relationship with five of the most important generals. Lincoln and McClellan by Stephen W.

Sears, is an excellent statement of his by: 5. "Readers already familiar with Lincoln's experiences with the army will find much to commend in Symonds' eye-opening Lincoln and His Admirals, as McPherson attests in a dust-jacket comment on the book.

The book, he says, finally gives the Union navy and its commander in chief the credit they deserve for their important role in winning the Civil Cited by: 2.

This book is a collection of essays examining the relation between Lincoln and five of his generals: McClellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman, and Grant. these relations were problematic, both militarily and politically/5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

Lincoln and his generals by Macartney, Clarence Edward Noble, Publication date Topics Lincoln, Abraham,Generals Publisher Philadelphia: Dorrance and companyPages:   Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln’s wartime leadership.

In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln’s long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

For instance, the best generals were those who could adapt. General Lee was a general of the past, Ulysses S. Grant was a m It is a very good book, in a topic I'm not terribly interested in - the Civil War. Lincoln and His Generals is more of a biography of Lincoln and his Generals than it is a history book/5(24).

A signal contribution to Lincolniana in a study of the development of Lincoln's military policy towards his generals, Fremont, Banks, Grant, Sherman, McClellan, Scott. This overlaps to some degree territory covered by Catton's recent Mr.

Lincoln's Army ( P. ), though the focus there is on the Army of the Potomac- and here the range of appraisal is wider. LibraryThing Review User Review - wildbill - LibraryThing. Harry Williams was a fine teacher and writer in the field of American History.

He is probably best known for his extensive biography of Huey Long. Williams book, '"Lincoln and His Generals", is /5(2). Lincoln and his generals Summary Print showing President Abraham Lincoln sitting on a rock talking with his generals, from left: Admiral Porter, Admiral Farragut, Lincoln, Sherman, Thomas, Grant, and Sheridan.

Contributor Names Jones & Clark, publishers. Lincoln and His Generals Book Review Lincoln and His Generals is a book by Thomas Williams that focuses on the Civil War as being the first modern war and the way President Lincoln lead his divided nation during this dark historic time. Williams introduces the Union army as one that has no shape to it.

Editions for Lincoln and His Generals: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in 2 Cited by:   Buy a cheap copy of Lincoln and His Generals book by T. Harry Williams. Evaluates Lincoln's ability as a director of war and his influence on the development of a modern command the Trade Paperback edition.

Free shipping over $/5(4). From the beginning, Lincoln viewed every military decision through the single objective of defeating the rebellion and uniting the nation.

Probably the clearest expression of Lincoln’s views came in a letter to Buell and Halleck as he prodded the generals to move: “I state my general idea of this war to be, that we have the greater numbers that we must fail.

Since it was first published inLincoln and His Generals has remained one of the definitive accounts of Lincoln's wartime leadership. In it T. Harry Williams dramatizes Lincoln's long and frustrating search for an effective leader of the Union Army and traces his transformation from a politician with little military knowledge into a master strategist of the Civil War.5/5(1).

"Lincoln and His Generals by Williams, T Harry A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.Thomas Harry Williams ( – July 6, ) was an American historian who taught at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge from to He is perhaps best known for American Civil War study, Lincoln and His Generals (), a Book of the Month Club selection inand Huey Long (), a study of Louisiana politician Huey Pierce Long, Jr., Genre: American Civil War; Huey P.

Long, Jr. Lincoln and his generals — First published in Subjects Campaigns, Campaigns and battles, Civil War,Generals, History, Lincoln, Abraham,Military leadership, United States Civil War,Histoire, Généraux, Command of troops, Military campaigns, Campagnes et bataillesCited by: