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Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

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Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

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    William Davis(Author)
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee have never before been paired as they are here. InCrucible of Command , William C. Davis, one of America's preeminent historians, presents a thoroughly fresh portrait of these great commanders, revealing their personalities, their character, their ethical and moral compasses, and their political and military worlds as they took each other's measure across the battlefield. The result is history at its finest and one of the great books on the Civil War.

Praise for "Crucible of Command" Winner of the 2014 Jefferson Davis Award "Brilliant...smoothly written and...scrupulously even handed.""Wall Street Journal" "This meticulously researched, well-written book greatly enriches our understanding of each of these extraordinary figures.""Publishers Weekly" "Here we have something genuinely new in Civil War Scholarship."James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Battle Cry of Freedom" "The best, and certainly the most readable, account...fresh and engaging.""Journal of Southern History" "An ambitious and well-executed book by a distinguished Civil War historian.""Civil War Book Review" "Magical and magisterial."Harold Holzer, author of "Lincoln and the Power of the Press" "A fresh look at the sources and a careful eye to leadership and character places this book high atop the list of recent Civil War histories.""Kirkus Reviews" Kentucky Forward, 8/2/16 A dual biography of two legendary leaders: how they fought a bloody, brutal Civil War then forged a lasting peace that changed our country. The author explores their personalities, their character, and their ethical, moral, political and military worlds. "Praise for Crucible of Command Winner of the 2014 Jefferson Davis Award "Brilliant...smoothly written and...scrupulously even handed."Wall Street Journal "This meticulously researched, well-written book greatly enriches our understanding of each of these extraordinary figures."Publishers Weekly "Here we have something genuinely new in Civil War Scholarship."James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Battle Cry of Freedom "The best, and certainly the most readable, account...fresh and engaging."Journal of Southern History "An ambitious and well-executed book by a distinguished Civil War historian."Civil War Book Review "Magical and magisterial."Harold Holzer, author of Lincoln and the Power of the Press "A fresh look at the sources and a careful eye to leadership and character places this book high atop the list of recent Civil War histories."Kirkus Reviews Kentucky Forward, 8/2/16 A dual biography of two legendary leaders: how they fought a bloody, brutal Civil War then forged a lasting peace that changed our country. The author explores their personalities, their character, and their ethical, moral, political and military worlds. "

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  • PDF | 688 pages
  • William Davis(Author)
  • Da Capo Press; Reprint edition (5 July 2016)
  • English
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