The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant

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Da Capo Press, 1991 - History - 446 pages
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An analysis of one of America's greatest soldiers which refutes the notion that Grant relied only on brute force to achieve his victories, demonstrating instead the mastery of mobility, surprise, judgement, and strategic co-ordination that made Grant the premier Civil War general.
  

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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

This continues my Civil War reading but at a different level from my recent detailed descriptions of specific battles. This was written in 1929 but reads as if were written in the last decade. J. F. C ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Johnson - Goodreads

well worth reading - I've read 6 books on Grant but was curious as to what Fuller had written way back in 1929 - as it turns out, Fuller wrote quite a bit - he makes a powerful case for Grant's being ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
19
CHAPTER II
30
CHAPTER III
47
CHAPTER
49
CHAPTER IV
69
BATTLE OF SHILOH
95
ADVANCE ON VICKSBURG
117
VICKSBURG CAMPAIGN
137
CHAPTER IX
182
THE FLAN OF CAMPAIGN
209
and Losses Grant and Lee pp 356381
356
World Wars pp 385397
385
CHAPTER XVIII
398
CHAPTER XIX
413
Tjeb SratPBiSB at Swaxm
425
lUDB
440

CHAPTER VIII
159

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About the author (1991)

Major General J.F.C. Fuller (1878-1966) was one of the most important and original military thinkers of this century. He served as lieutenant in the Boer War, organized the first British tank corps in World War I, and developed the strategy and tactics of tank warfare which were later put to such effective use by the Nazis for their World War II blitzkriegs. His many books include A Military History of the Western World (3 volumes), The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, and The Generalship of Alexander the Great, all of which are available from Da Capo Press/Perseus Book Group.

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