Book Profiles

Lincoln’s Lieutenants

January 12, 2018 Civil War Profiles 0

Lincoln’s Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac Stephen Sears Hardcover; 896 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  (2017) Lincoln’s Lieutenants by Stephen Sears is a comprehensive leadership history of the Army of the Potomac […]

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American Ulysses

February 22, 2017 Civil War Profiles 0

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant Ronald C. White Hardcover; 826 pages Random House (2016)    American Ulysses is a new and engaging biography of Ulysses S. Grant by Ronald C. White. Despite […]

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Civil War Nicknames

August 17, 2013 Mathew W. Lively 0

The American Civil War had its share of intriguing characters, many of whom had colorful nicknames to match. Some received their monikers out of respect and admiration, while others were labeled out of contempt or […]