The Resource Confederate tide rising : Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862, Joseph L. Harsh, (electronic resource)

Confederate tide rising : Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862, Joseph L. Harsh, (electronic resource)

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Confederate tide rising : Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862
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Confederate tide rising
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Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862
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Joseph L. Harsh
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eng
Summary
In this reexamination of Confederate war aims, Joseph L. Harsh analyzes the military policy and grand strategy adopted by Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in the first two years of the Civil War. Recent critics of Lee have depicted him as a general of tactical brilliance, but one who lacked strategic vision. He has been accused of squandering meager military resources in vain pursuit of decisive victories during his first year in field command. Critics of Davis claim he went too far in adopting a 'perimeter' policy that attempted to defend every square mile of Southern territory, scattering Confederate resources too thinly. Harsh argues, to the contrary, that Davis and Lee's policies allowed the Confederacy to survive longer than it otherwise could have and were the policies best designed to win Southern independence
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Harsh, Joseph L
Dewey number
973.7/3013
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non fiction
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  • Lee, Robert E.
  • Davis, Jefferson
  • Electronic books
  • Strategy
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
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adult
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Confederate tide rising : Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862, Joseph L. Harsh, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781612771540
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11753699
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MWT11753699
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Confederate tide rising : Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862, Joseph L. Harsh, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612771540
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11753699
Publisher number
MWT11753699
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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