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Author McPherson, James M.

Title Embattled rebel : Jefferson Davis as commander in chief / James M. McPherson.

Publication Info. New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.713 MCPH    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.713 MCP    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    973.713 MCP    Available
Description xiv, 301 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Color maps on lining pages.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-288) and index.
Contents We must prepare for a long war -- Winter of discontent -- War so gigantic -- The clouds are dark over us -- We should take the initiative -- We must beat Sherman -- The last resort.
Summary Shows how Jefferson Davis shaped and articulated the principal policy of the Confederacy with clarity and force and, like no other chief executive in American history, exercised a tenacious hands-on influence in the shaping of military strategy.
Subject Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Military leadership.
Presidents -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
ISBN 9781594204975

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