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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War…
by Alan Axelrod
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Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-fourcommanderstwelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fought (emphasizing tactical leadership and outcome produced), and explores each man’s ever-controversial reputation. His consequent rankings are based on both historical and modern-day sources.
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"A timely new look at the key military leaders of the Civil War--with rankings, photos, and more. By the time the Civil War was over, 583 generals had served in the Union army and 572 in the Confederate army. A few were brilliant. Many should never have held command. But others learned on the job and did their utmost--or even gave their utmost...best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod chooses the two dozen generals who had the greatest impact on the course and outcome of the war..."--Dust jacket.
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