Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, Jun 16, 2009 - History - 474 pages
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When Liddell Hart's Sherman was first published in 1929, it received encomiums such as these:

"A masterly performance . . . one of the most thorougly dignified, one of the most distinguished biographies of the year."--Henry Steele Commager, New York Herald Tribune

"It is not often that one comes upon a biography that is so well done as this book. Nearly every page bears evidence of the fact that it is the product of painstaking and exhaustive research, mature thought, and an expert understanding of the subject in hand . . ."--Saturday Review of Literature

 

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This is a workable biography of Sherman. I do not recommend it for any except the dedicated Civil War buff. Basil Liddell Hart, author, was a famous British strategist (the strategy of the indirect ... Read full review

Contents

I
1
II
23
Theatre of War
80
V
83
VI
96
Tennessee and Kentucky
98
The Fikst Offensive in the West
112
VIII
120
XIII
193
XIV
208
XV
223
XVI
231
XVII
253
XVIII
272
XX
331
XXI
356

IX
137
XI
157
Lower Mississippi
158
XII
176
XXII
380
XXIII
403
Vicksburg campaign 159
438
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Captain Basil Henry Liddell Hart (1895–1970) was one of the foremost military theorists of our time. His many books include Scipio Africanus, Lawrence of Arabia, The Rommel Papers, and Sherman (all available from Da Capo Press/ Perseus Books Group).

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