Civil War High Commands (Google eBook)

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Stanford University Press, 2001 - History
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Though the literature documenting Civil War military leaders is extensive, a one-volume reference that provides comprehensive biographical and background information on the thousands of leaders and ... Read full review

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I have a copy of the original book published in 1863. It is good to poor shape. all the pages are great, it is the cover that is bad.
I would give this book to anyone that would not exploit it.
I
will check with my local library and see if they want it.
It is not an easy read. I did read some. It is very technical, and very mechanical about the use of colored troops.
Remember this was published in the north during the civil war.
The title caught my attention.
My Great Granddad had this in his stuff.
 

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Page 16 - If, upon marches, guards, or in quarters, different corps of the Army happen to join or do duty together, the officer highest in rank of the line of the Army, Marine Corps, or militia, by commission, there on duty or in quarters, shall command the whole, and give orders for what is needful to the service, unless otherwise specially directed by the President, according to the nature of the case.

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