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Author Dugard, Martin.

Title The training ground : Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 / Martin Dugard.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.62 DUG    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 446 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-430) and index.
Summary Nearly all of the Civil War's greatest soldiers had been forged in the heat of the Mexican War. Full of dramatic battles, daring rescues, secret missions, soaring triumphs and tragic losses, this text looks at that time and presents history at its finest.
Subject Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
United States. Army -- History -- Mexican War, 1846-1848.
United States Military Academy -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Biography.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Influence.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
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