The Resource McClellan's War : the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union, (ebook)

McClellan's War : the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union, (ebook)

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McClellan's War : the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union
Title
McClellan's War
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the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union
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eng
Summary
Bold, brash, and full of ambition, George Brinton McClellan seemed destined for greatness when he assumed command of all the Union armies before he was 35. It was not to be. Ultimately deemed a failure on the battlefield by Abraham Lincoln, he was finally dismissed from command following the bloody battle of Antietam. To better understand this fascinating, however flawed, character, Ethan S. Rafuse considers the broad and complicated political climate of the earlier 19th century. Rather than blaming McClellan for the Union's military losses, Rafuse attempts to understand his political thinking as it affected his wartime strategy. As a result, Rafuse sheds light not only on McClellan's conduct on the battlefields of 1861-62 but also on United States politics and culture in the years leading up to the Civil War
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Midwest
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Rafuse, Ethan S
Dewey number
973.7/41/092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • McClellan, George B.
  • McClellan, George B.
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Command of troops
  • Strategy
  • United States
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adult
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McClellan's War : the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253006141
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12252424
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remote
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12252424
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MWT12252424
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
McClellan's War : the Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union, (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
9780253006141
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12252424
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12252424
System control number
MWT12252424
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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