Lincoln and McClellan : the troubled partnership between a president and his general / John C. Waugh

Author(s): Waugh, John C
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Subjects: Command of troops--History--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Military leadership
McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885--Military leadership
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 252 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., plans ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010008452
ISBN: 9780230613492 (hc.)
ISBN: 0230613497 (hc.)
Contents: Parallel beginnings -- Between two wars -- Catching the brass ring -- The real McClellan -- Man on horseback -- The numbers game -- Under siege -- Presidential angst -- Planning for Armageddon -- Troubled minds -- Yorktown blues -- At the gates of Richmond -- Shifting blame -- Dogfight down the James -- New policy and old brains -- In command of nothing -- The road to Sharpsburg -- Hellfire on the Antietam -- The quiet after the storm -- McClellan's bodyguard -- Fatigued horses -- Sacked -- The unpolitical politician -- Two storks by a frog pond -- Sound and fury
Includes bibliographical reference (p. [219]-244) and index
OCLC Number: 537652623
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230613492
0230613497