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    • George B. McClellan and Civil War History

    • In the Shadow of Grant and Sherman
    • By: Thomas J. Rowland
    • Narrated by: Kirk Winkler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Perhaps no other Union commander's reputation has been the subject of as much controversy as George B. McClellan's. Thomas J. Rowland presents a framework in which early Civil War command can be viewed without direct comparison to that of the final two years. Such comparisons, in his opinion, are both unfair and contextually inaccurate. Only by understanding how very different was the context and nature of the war facing McClellan, as opposed to Grant and Sherman, can one discard the traditional "good general-bad general" approach to command performance. I

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different perspective

    • By jfk on 09-04-13

    Regular price: $18.50