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In this revelatory, dynamic biography, one of our finest historians, Benson Bobrick, profiles George H. Thomas, arguing that he was the greatest and most successful general of the Civil War. Because Thomas didn't live to write his memoirs, his reputation has been largely shaped by others, most notably Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, two generals with whom Thomas served and who, Bobrick says, diminished his successes in their favor in...
Alfred A. Knopf
IL: MG - BL: 7.8 - AR Pts: 4
This volume profiles the career of General George H. Thomas, and his role in winning the Civil War. While the book focuses on the Battle of Nashville, it also examines his other experiences during the Civil War.