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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Review: Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West (Modern War Studies)

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A well-written and well-researched look into the Confederate leadership in the Western (Appalachians to the Mississippi River) theater. Davis' interventions in this theater, often in person, were ... Read full review

Review: Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West (Modern War Studies)

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Woodworth's 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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Contents

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

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About the author (1990)

Steven Woodworth is professor of history at Texas Christian University.

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