Battle Hymn : The Best and Worst Civil War Generals Hardback
An unbiased look at military leaders during the Civil War.
Want to know which general was the most respected by soldiers on both sides? Or why George Thomas is considered the best combat general of the war?
Read history professor Richard M. Walsh's entertaining book! In it, he reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the Civil War's top generals.
Find out why Nathan Bedford Forrest and William T. Sherman are both hated and respected. Discover why Stonewall Jackson was considered the best combat leader in the Confederacy and why George McClellan was called "Little Napoleon." Walsh even includes citizen soldiers Patrick Cleburne and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in his chronicle.
Satirical portraits scattered throughout add to the fun of this educational read.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208 pages, 7 illus & 5 maps
- Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 21/04/2016
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781455621361