By Aaron Sheehan-Dean
A better half to the U.S. Civil War provides a complete historiographical number of essays overlaying all significant army, political, social, and monetary elements of the yank Civil warfare (1861-1865).
- Represents the main complete insurance on hand in relation to all elements of the U.S. Civil War
- Features contributions from dozens of specialists in Civil battle scholarship
- Covers significant campaigns and battles, and army and political figures, in addition to non-military points of the clash similar to gender, emancipation, literature, ethnicity, slavery, and memory
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When faced with the confrontational Loring, Lee, who preferred to seek harmony and suggest options, tried to temper the situation by simply confirming that Loring was in command and then stepping out of the picture. Meanwhile Floyd and Wise continued their feud. Floyd, the senior officer of the two men by virtue of receiving his commission as a brigadier general less than two weeks before Wise, assumed command of all Confederate forces operating in and near the Kanawha Valley, including Wise’s legion.
1994. ” In Lincoln’s Generals, ed. Gabor S. Boritt (1–50). New York: Oxford University Press. Taylor, Walter H. 1877. Four Years with General Lee: Being a Summary of the More Important Events Touching the Career of General Robert E. Lee, in the War between the States. New York: D. Appleton. Thomas, Emory M. 1995. Robert E. Lee: A Biography. New York: Norton. Thomas, Joseph W. 1944. “Campaigns of Generals McClellan and Rosecrans in Western Virginia, 1861–1862,” West Virginia History, 5: 245–308.
12 c l ay t o n r . n e w e l l In his study of the relations between Davis and Lee, Steven Woodward describes a meeting at the end of the battle in which Davis proposed an immediate pursuit of the retreating Union army but was convinced by his generals “that nothing more could be done, and the result was that Davis told Beauregard to issue an order for a modified pursuit in the morning, consoling himself with the reflection that by now it was so late that delay until morning was really not so much of a delay after all” (Woodward 1995: 44).
A Companion to the U.S. Civil War, 2 Volume Set by Aaron Sheehan-Dean