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The army of the Potomac, and its mismanagement

respectfully addressed to Congress

by Ellet, Charles

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Published by Ross & Tousey in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Charles Ellet, Jr
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24357019M
LC Control Number02011396

While the aforementioned "traditional explanations" certainly have validity in the Army of the Potomac, a host of other factors contributed to desertion's development into a crisis. Chief among these factors was the political-military mismanagement of the Army of the texasbestchambers.com: Jason Mann Frawley. The author judges the army at its administrative nadir. Stanton sought Porter’s court-martial for his abysmal conduct at Second Bull Run. Alongside with McClellan, his departure was a cultural shift, as “the Potomac army began to distance itself from opposition politics and to turn more to war making.”[15].

In October the Army of the Potomac officially came into being. This entertaining volume from the same team of author Philip Katcher and artist Michael Youens who produced Men-at-Arms 37 The Army of Northern Virginia, explores how this transition came about, with a particular emphasis on weapons, uniforms and equipment. Aug 21,  · Ironically, the Confederate’s army was called the Army of the Potomac until its name was changed to that of the Army of Northern Virginia. The Union Army was not ready to confront the Confederates at the Battle of Bull Run or Manassas. After that rout, General George McClellan was given command, which is where volume one ends and volume two.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Charles Ellet (Ellet, Charles, ) Books from the extended shelves: Ellet, Charles, The army of the Potomac, and its mismanagement; (Washington, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Ellet, Charles, The Army of the Potomac, and its mismanagement: respectfully addressed to Congress / (Washington, D.C.: [s.n.], ) (page . The first book in Bruce Catton's Pulitzer Prize-winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr. Lincoln's Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the command of the controversial general George McClellan.


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Lincoln's Army, Glory Road, and A Stillness at Appomattox. Volume I of The Army Of The Potomac trilogy, this is Bru More. The Confederate Army of the Potomac, whose name was short-lived, was the command under Brig.

Gen. Beauregard in the early days of the American Civil texasbestchambers.com only major combat action was the First Battle of Bull texasbestchambers.comards, the Army of the Shenandoah was merged into the Army of the Potomac with Gen.

Joseph E. Johnston, the commander of the Shenandoah, taking texasbestchambers.com: Confederate States Army. Army of the Potomac Series The APS began in with the publication of the 93rd Pennsylvania regimental.

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After a crushing defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December), Burnside was replaced by General Joseph Hooker (Jan. 26, ). History. The Army of the Potomac had its beginnings when President Lincoln called for 75, militia from Northern states.

This was just a day after the garrison at Fort Sumter surrendered to Confederate forces. These units were to serve for 90 days and each state governor was given a quota. At the time 90 days was the maximum time militia units could serve under the Militia Act of. It might be added, perhaps, that the Army of the Potomac is the first created great army of the country -- that its organization was attended with extraordinary commotions and some serious dangers.The Army of the Potomac 3 volume set - Mr.

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