Jefferson Davis and his generals: the failure of Confederate command in the West

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University Press of Kansas, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 380 pages
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"Brings alive the whole landscape of the Confederate war in the west in a clear and persuasive fashion. Exceptionally well written". -- Journal of Military History.

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Woodworths Jefferson Davis and his Generals is a little bit like a classic melodrama, it's populated with some distinct heroes and villains. The heroes of Woodworths narrative are Davis himself ... Read full review

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Steven Woodworth looks at the troubled command relationship between Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his top generals between the Mississippi and Appalachians during the Civil War. This ... Read full review

Contents

The Man and the Hour
1
Organizing the Western Theater
17
Kentucky
34
Copyright

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Steven Woodworth is professor of history at Texas Christian University.

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