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Confederate struggle for command : General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West / Alexander Mendoza.

By: Mendoza, Alexander, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Texas A & M University military history series: 120.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxi, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781603440523 (cloth : alk. paper); 1603440526 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 -- Military leadership | Command of troops -- Case studies | Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Corps, 1st | Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee | Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Generals -- Confederate States of America -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.7/13
Contents:
"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.
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UASC Faculty Publications University of Texas At Tyler
Alumni House Library
E467.1 .L55 M46 2008 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 0000001929173
Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E467.1 .L55 M46 2008 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001931567

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.

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ALEXANDER MENDOZA, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Tyler, holds a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University.

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