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Commanding the Army of the Potomac

Stephen R. Taaffe

Commanding the Army of the Potomac

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, KS .
Written in English


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StatementStephen R. Taaffe.
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LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL22722962M
ISBN 100700614516

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Collectively charged with leading the Union’s. During the Civil War, thirty-six officers in the Army of the Potomac were assigned corps commands of up to 30, men. This book looks at this command cadre, examining who. The Army of Potomac is the army of the eastern theatre of American Civil War.

Potomac is the term which is sometimes used as a reference to Washington D.C. The army was formed in July shortly after the First Battle of Bull Run, and then it was disbanded in June following the surrender of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in April.

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Published inCampaigns of the Army of the Potomac weighed a hefty pages. All of this because Swinton hoped to win. CWT Book Review: Commanding the Army of the Potomac Commanding the Army of the Potomac by Stephen R. Taaffe, University Press of Kansas,pages, $ The corps system of military organization was unknown in the U.S.

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-- Extract, embracing the "First Period," from Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's report of the operations of the Army of the Potomac from Jto November 9, O.R SERIES I--VOLUME 5 [S# 5] CHAPTER I. NEW YORK, August 4, Other articles where Army of the Potomac is discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside: from the command of the Army of the Potomac (Nov.

7, ), Burnside (over his own protests) was chosen to replace him. After a crushing defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December), Burnside was replaced by General Joseph Hooker (Jan. 26, ). [Download Book] ⚒ Commanding the Army of the Potomac (Modern War Studies) ♎ During The Civil War, Thirty Six Officers In The Army Of The Potomac Were Assigned Corps Commands Of Up To, Men Collectively Charged With Leading The Union S Most Significant Field Army, These Leaders Proved Their Courage In Countless Battlefields From Gettysburg To Antietam To Cold.

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The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on Jshortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies.

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Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. The focus of the book is on the Army's generals -- from the commanding generals (MacDowell, McClellan, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant) to the underlings who led the various corps and brigades -- and how they performed, both in battle and as a member of a military organization/5(79).

Inthe title was changed to Commanding General of the United States Army. The office was often referred to by various other titles, such as "Major General Commanding the Army" or "General-in-Chief". From until its abolition inthe position of Commanding General was legally subordinate to the Secretary of ter: The President, with Congress advice and.

From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac The high command of the Army of the Potomac was a changeable, often dysfunctional band of brothers, going through the fires of war under seven commanding generals in three years, until Grant came east in The men in charge all too.

Lincoln’s Generals was the name of the book edited by Gabor S. Boritt, featuring five essays, one written by Sears. And, sinceSears himself has published four major books examining key battles fought by the Army of the Potomac as well as a full biography of McClellan. This book examines the political battles that raged on inside the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.

Battles that at times that became so bad that they nearly crippled the entire army. This book isn't really one solid story but a series of short stories written by Stephen Sears that examine specific incidence inside the army/5(18).

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And after he was fired I.The Army of the Potomac was the main Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War From to The army was also known as Mr. Lincoln's Army due to the close involvement by President Abraham Lincoln.

It had two missions. The first was to protect Washington, D.C. The second mission was to defeat the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.