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The military genius of Abraham Lincoln

an essay

by Colin R. Ballard

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [xv]-[xvi]

      Statementwith a pref. by Fletcher Pratt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457 .B19 1952
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 246 p.
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6109366M
      LC Control Number52005180

      A very valuable contribution to our knowledge of both Lincoln and the Civil War."--Brian Dirck, author of Lincoln the Lawyer "David Work's outstanding Lincoln's Political Generals is a story of leadership, demonstrating Abraham Lincoln's political and military genius in appointing political generals to help win the Civil War. Democrats as well. Lincoln as a Military Strategist; THE MILITARY GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. By Brig. Gen. Colin R. Ballard. With Maps. pp. New York: Oxford University Press; American Branch. $5.

      Anthony Espindola Dr. Flashnick HST 15 February Book review: Lincoln and His Generals & Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief While there are countless books and biographies written on the life of Abraham Lincoln, none argue quite so heavily in favor of Lincoln’s military brilliance during the Civil War as T. Harry Williams’ book Lincoln and His Generals, published.   Record date: Saturday, Novem pm Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln In this highly original work, Ms. Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius as he rises from the obscurity of a one-term congressman/prairie lawyer to become president and prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation.

      Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, Feb. 12, , in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Ky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer.   The man refused to engage the enemy. Lincoln eventually fires him and promotes General Grant. Mrs. Lincoln is somewhat scadalized by the Grants, but Lincoln finally has a military genius on his side and Lincoln offers minimal guidance as long as he sees the war turning around due to Grant's by: 8.


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