"New from Savas Beatie is Dr. Richard J. Sommers’s challenges of Command in the Civil War: Generalship, Leadership, and Strategy at Gettysburg, Petersburg and Beyond, Volume One of the series Generals and Leadership.
This is the first of two volumes, focusing on the actors and their performance. Volume II will look at Civil War Strategy, Operations, and Organization.
Five chapters of the ten in this volume focus on Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee throughout the war. The next five chapters examine: Union civilian corps commanders; Federal wing and corps commanders in the 1862 Maryland campaign; Federal wing and corps commanders in the Gettysburg campaign; senior Federal commanders in the fifth offensive at Petersburg; and Revolutionary War relatives of significant Civil War soldiers and politicians.
In addition to these ten chapters in 232 pages, you get:
- An epilogue.
- A 12 page bibliography
- Bottom of page footnotes
- Five tables and charts
- Seven maps
- 80 photographs
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