Book Review: Lincoln and His Generals
Emulate Grant! Leadership in the American Civil War
T. HARRY WILLIAMS. Lincoln and His Generals. New York: Random House, 1952. Pp. viii, 363, $2.40. Over half a century ago, T. Harry Williams wrote an exceptional work with as major theme that the performance of President Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief during the American Civil War positioning him as the true director of […]
This Weekend's Reading: "Grant" and "Lincoln and His Generals"
I wrapped up reading Lincoln and His Generals by T. Henry Williams and found it quite good. I confess to being impressed by the extent to which Lincoln became an able strategist by the mid-point of the war. No doubt contributing to this was Halleck’s liaise-faire attitude. Lacking a strong military leader and much in […]
Next Course – Civil War Strategy and Tactics
I’m reading this weekend for class, Lincoln and His Generals by T. Harry Williams. For pleasure, I’m reading Grant by Jean Edward Smith, this on my Kindle.
I just registered for my next course, Civil War Strategy and Tactics, which will start March 2nd. Book list looks terrific and is on order. It’s also loaded on my virtual bookshelves which you can access by clicking on any of the books. I’ve updated “the courses” page here. Course Description: This course is a […]