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Author Connelly, Donald B.

Title John M. Schofield and the politics of generalship / Donald B. Connelly
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 471 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Contents Early years -- Saving Missouri -- Take care of Missouri -- If both factions shall abuse you -- Escape to the front -- The Franklin-Nashville campaign -- To the east--to the end -- Soldier-statesman -- Secretary of War -- The rocky road of reform -- The mistake of my life -- Uncertain future -- Incremental reformer -- In retirement and in retrospect
Summary Presenting a biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield, this book examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during the Civil War. In doing so, it illuminates the role of politics in the formulation of military policy, during both war and peace, in the latter half of the nineteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-450) and index
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Subject Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906.
United States. Army -- Biography.
United States. Army -- History -- 19th century.
Civil-military relations -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005031388
ISBN 0807877085 (electronic bk.)
9780807877081 (electronic bk.)