The Resource George B. McClellan : the young Napoleon, Stephen W. Sears, (ebook)

George B. McClellan : the young Napoleon, Stephen W. Sears, (ebook)

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George B. McClellan : the young Napoleon
Title
George B. McClellan
Title remainder
the young Napoleon
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Stephen W. Sears
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Language
eng
Summary
Stephen Sears posits that "General McClellan's importance in shaping the course of the Union during the Civil War was matched only by that of President Lincoln and Generals Grant and Sherman." And yet the "Young Napoleon" has been relegated to the shadows by historians of that great conflict. The youngest in his class at West Point, McClellan was, by age thirty-five, commander of all the Northern armies; he fought the longest and largest campaign of the time and the single bloodiest battle in the nation's history; at thirty-seven, he was nominated for the presidency of the United States by the Democratic party but was soundly defeated by Abraham Lincoln, whom McClellan held in contempt. Believing beyond any doubt that Confederate forces were greater than his and that enemies at his back conspired to defeat him, he equally believed that he was God's chosen instrument to save the Union. Drawing entirely on primary sources, Stephen Sears has given us the first full picture of the contradictory McClellan, a man possessed by demons and delusions
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Midwest
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Sears, Stephen W
Dewey number
973.7/3/0924
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • McClellan, George B.
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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George B. McClellan : the young Napoleon, Stephen W. Sears, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780544391222
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12015851
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remote
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12015851
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MWT12015851
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
George B. McClellan : the young Napoleon, Stephen W. Sears, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544391222
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12015851
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12015851
System control number
MWT12015851
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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