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Civil War Goats and Scapegoats - H. Donald Winkler

Civil War Goats and Scapegoats

Paperback Published: 1st March 2008
ISBN: 9781581826319
Number Of Pages: 378

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Civil War Goats and Scapegoats looks at the good, the bad, and the ugly among the politicians and generals in the Civil War, North and South. Organized into three parts - the eastern theater, the western theater, and Andersonville - the book describes major blunders made by generals in 17 battles.

Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introductionp. 13
The Eastern Theater
Lee's "Utter Fiasco"p. 21
Criminal Minds in the Capitalp. 39
Devious Radical Plottersp. 57
Stonewall's Five Strikeoutsp. 69
Porter Versus Popep. 93
Burnside's Bloodbathp. 107
Porch Post Woesp. 131
Blame Lee, Not Stuartp. 153
Verbal Shoot-Outp. 177
Shoo, Shoo General Leep. 197
"Claptrap and Nonsense"?p. 209
The Western Theater
"Gateway to a Glory Road"p. 227
"Lick 'Em Tomorrow"p. 251
"A Damned Scoundrel"p. 277
Hooker on Track, Bragg Derailedp. 299
Hood's "Irretrievable Disaster"p. 313
Misdirected Popular Clamorp. 335
Epilogue: The Goat and Scapegoat Awardsp. 359
Selected Sourcesp. 363
Indexp. 371
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ISBN: 9781581826319
ISBN-10: 1581826311
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 378
Published: 1st March 2008
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 15.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1

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