How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War

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University of Illinois Press, 1991 - History - 762 pages
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A description of the military operations of the Civil War includes analyses of the leadership and strategies of both sides of the conflict
 

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Contents

Civil and Military Leaders
1
The Civil War Stage
26
The Emergence of Halleck
50
Lincoln and McClellan
80
High Command and Organization
101
Union Logistics and Strategy
127
Simultaneous Advances and the Southern Response
153
Lee and Bragg on the Offensive
205
To Chattanooga
424
A Winter of Planning
465
Grant in Command
501
The Final Simultaneous Advances
538
The Fall of Atlanta
584
The Defeat of the Confederacy
629
Soldiers and Civilians
683
An Introduction to the Study of Military Operations
705

The Maryland and Kentucky Raids Repulsed
237
Consolidation and Organization
270
Union Offensives in Concert
300
Winter Lull Plans and Maneuvers
340
The Symphony of Vicksburg Tullahoma and Gettysburg
375
Mobilization and Combat Effectiveness
721
Bibliography of Works Cited
733
Index
743
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