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Confederate high command & related topics

Deep Delta Civil War Symposium (2nd 1988 Southeastern Louisiana University)

Confederate high command & related topics

the 1988 Deep Delta Civil War Symposium : themes in honor of T. Harry Williams

by Deep Delta Civil War Symposium (2nd 1988 Southeastern Louisiana University)

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Published by White Mane Pub. Co. in Shippensburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesConfederate high command and related topics.
      Statementedited by Roman J. Heleniak and Lawrence L. Hewitt.
      ContributionsWilliams, T. Harry 1909-, Heleniak, Roman., Hewitt, Lawrence L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468 .D4 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1877703M
      ISBN 100942597176, 0942597230
      LC Control Number90037958

      The list of American Civil War (Civil War) generals has been divided into five articles: an introduction on this page, a list of Union Army generals, a list of Union brevet generals, a list of Confederate Army generals and a list of prominent acting Confederate States Army generals, which includes officers appointed to duty by E. Kirby Smith, officers whose appointments were never confirmed or. A masterful, single-volume history of the Civil War's greatest campaign. Drawing on original source material, from soldiers' letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W. Sears's Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign. He takes particular care in his study of the battle's leaders and offers detailed analyses of their strateg/5().

      Gary W. Gallagher, the John L. Nau III Professor of History at the University of Virginia, is the author or editor of many books in the field of Civil War history, including The Confederate War; Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape /5(1). The author of this small but excellent book employs a line from "The Bonnie Blue Flag," the Confederate fighting song, as the foil to his theme. The song asserted that "we are a band of brothers," but the bulk of the present work convincingly suggests the need for a marked revision of that assertion.

      In this Book. Additional Information. Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi Thomas Green, and Joseph Orville Shelby—providing an enlightening new perspective on the Confederate high command. Although the Trans-Mississippi has long been considered a dumping ground for failed generals from other regions, the essays presented here.   The Confederate high command had assembled 28 guns to support Jones in what would be the last major clash of the day. More guns would be added to the Confederate defense. Captain David McIntosh, who commanded the first of Hill’s units to arrive on the field, quickly unlimbered three guns from his battery along the Harpers Ferry Road.


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The Confederate commander’s service during the Atlanta Campaign, especially in the fighting at Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain and Peach Tree Creek, led briefly to his promotion to corps command.

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Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, Thereafter, when the Confederate high command realized there was a major threat farther to the right, Chalmers’s Mississippians and an Alabama brigade were taken out of line and redirected to the east, where they soon fought Col.

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In Lt. Gen. James Longstreet was placed in command of the Confederate Department of Virginia and North Carolina. Longstreet was given four objectives: 1) to protect Richmond, 2) give support to Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia if and when needed, 3) forage and gather supplies for the Confederate armies, 4) to capture the Union garrison at Suffolk if possible.

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