Woodworth, Steven E.

Jefferson Davis and his generals : the failure of Confederate command in the West / Steven E. Woodworth. - Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1990. - xv, 380 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. - Modern war studies . - Modern war studies. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-372) and index.

The man and the hour -- Organizing the Western theater -- Kentucky -- The coming of Albert Sidney Johnston -- The gateway to East Tennessee -- Collapse -- Shiloh -- The Gibraltar of the West -- Bragg moves north -- Unified command -- Winter of discontent -- The fall of Vicksburg -- The loss of Tennessee -- To Atlanta and beyond -- The Commander in Chief.

Examines the relationship of the Confederate generals with Jefferson Davis and each other, on and off the battlefield.



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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 --Military leadership.


Confederate States of America. Army --History.


Generals--Confederate States of America.


Mississippi River Valley--History--Campaigns.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Campaigns.--Civil War, 1861-1865

Confederate States of America Army History Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889 Military leadership Generals Confederate States of America Mississippi River Valley History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns

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