1865 PROVENANCE General Sherman 1st ed Campaigns Civil War Union Military Maps

BOWMAN, Col. S.M.; IRWIN, Lt.-Col. R.B.

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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography” by Col. Samuel Millard Bowman and Lt.-Col. Richard Biddle Irwin is a meticulously detailed account of the military endeavors of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman during the U.S. Civil War. Presenting a well-rounded view of Sherman’s life, the authors delve into his strategic genius, innovative command style, and decisive campaigns that earned him recognition as the “first modern general” by esteemed historian B.H. Liddell Hart.

 

The authors go beyond narrating Sherman’s military successes; they intricately explore his character, shedding light on his leadership style and the respect he commanded from his soldiers. The book also offers a defense of Sherman against critics of his truce agreement with J.E. Johnston in 1865, highlighting the authors’ commitment to preserving historical accuracy. A significant contribution to Civil War literature, this first edition offers a thorough and enlightening exploration of one of the war’s pivotal figures.

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1865 PROVENANCE General Sherman 1st ed Campaigns Civil War Union Military Maps

 

Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography” by Col. Samuel Millard Bowman and Lt.-Col. Richard Biddle Irwin is a meticulously detailed account of the military endeavors of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman during the U.S. Civil War. Presenting a well-rounded view of Sherman’s life, the authors delve into his strategic genius, innovative command style, and decisive campaigns that earned him recognition as the “first modern general” by esteemed historian B.H. Liddell Hart.

 

The authors go beyond narrating Sherman’s military successes; they intricately explore his character, shedding light on his leadership style and the respect he commanded from his soldiers. The book also offers a defense of Sherman against critics of his truce agreement with J.E. Johnston in 1865, highlighting the authors’ commitment to preserving historical accuracy. A significant contribution to Civil War literature, this first edition offers a thorough and enlightening exploration of one of the war’s pivotal figures.

 

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BOWMAN, Col. S.M.; IRWIN, Lt.-Col. R.B.

 

Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

 

New York: Charles B. Richardson; Cincinnati: C.F. Vent and Co.; Springfield: W.J. Holland, 1865. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [2], 512
    • 8 portraits
    • 5 maps
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • B. F. Thompson, 1884
      • Bradford F. Thompson of the 112th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. In 1885, Thompson completed and published a detailed account of the regiment’s service, which his fellow soldiers lauded as being both impressively accurate and comprehensive. A large part of the 112th’s service was given to the Atlanta Campaign led by General Sherman, the success of which paved the way for Sherman’s March to the Sea and hastening the end of the war. Many of the maps in this volume of Sherman and His Campaigns are dedicated to battles fought during this campaign.
    • James A. Henderson, 1884
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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30539

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

BOWMAN, Col. S.M.; IRWIN, Lt.-Col. R.B.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete