Lincoln finds a general

a military study of the Civil War by Kenneth P. Williams

Publisher: Indiana University Press in Bloomington

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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.,
  • Generals -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: v. 1, p. 384-443.

StatementKenneth P. Williams ; with maps by Clark Ray.
LC ClassificationsE470 .W765 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550714M
ISBN 100253334373, 0253203597
LC Control Number85042531

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He would have learned that relevant unpublished material is readily available in at least one major library. And he would have produced a far better book. Richard Harwell Chicago, Illinois. Lincoln Finds a General: A Military Study of the Civil War. Nov 28,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Kenneth Powers Williams (August 25, in Urbana, Ohio – September 25, ) was a professor of mathematics at Indiana University, and a ROTC commander.

He is best known for his five-volume book, Lincoln Finds a General, published from –Williams had intended to write seven books, but became ill and died just before Volume 5 was published.

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