Mendoza, Alexander, 1970-

Confederate struggle for command : General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West / Alexander Mendoza. - 1st ed. - College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2008. - xxi, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. - Texas A & M University military history series ; 120 . - Texas A & M University military history series ; 120. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Our best opportunity for great results is in Tennessee" : Longstreet and the First Corps's road to the West -- "One of the most gallant struggles" : Operation Westward Ho and the Chickamauga campaign -- "The shafts of malice that have been hurled against him" : Longstreet and the command crisis in the Army of Tennessee -- "It is hard to keep up one's spirits with an empty stomach and wet clothing" : the First Corps at Chattanooga -- "No men who are determined to succeed can fail" : Knoxville, November 1863 -- "I long for some relief from this constant toil and anxiety" : leadership and conflict in the First Corps, 1863-64 -- "Bitter cold, everything frozen" : the First Corps in East Tennessee, 1863-64.

9781603440523 (cloth : alk. paper) 1603440526 (cloth : alk. paper)


GBA8A3997 bnb

014703138 Uk

Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 --Military leadership.

Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Corps, 1st.
Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee.

Command of troops--Case studies.
Generals--Confederate States of America--Biography.

Tennessee--History--Campaigns.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Campaigns.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Regimental histories.--Civil War, 1861-1865

E467.1.L55 / M46 2008