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  • Paperback
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  • Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan
  • Eric J. Wittenberg
  • English
  • 01 November 2018
  • 9781574885484

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    Download Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] Eric Wittenberg has gone against the grain of current Civil War scholarship to look at the facts underneath Phil Sheridan's

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    Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] This is a bit of an odd book The title is a little misleading since it focuses on Sheridan in 1864 65 only skimming over his service in the Western Theater It is not a true biography of Sheridan not even of those years It is almost in the style of an essay compilation especially since it is not all chronological except that there is flow between chapters The author suggests you should draw your own conclusions but his opinion is

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    PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] Wittenberg's focus is narrow Sheridan in 1864 and 1865 In showings Sheridan's personal weaknesses the book is spot on He was arrogant impulsive spiteful and as ambitious as Lucifer In 1864 he was given command of the cavalry despite limited experience and he mostly failed in this capacity However Sheridan did show ability in combined arms tactics and as Wittenberg admits he was the man responsible for the victory at Appomattox He was an of

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    PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Eric J. Wittenberg Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters More of an expose' than the biography I was expecting It seems like Wittenberg expanded upon his graduate school thesis and it reads

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    Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] I have never been a fan of Phil Sheridan so I wanted to read this book even before it was written Finally an author who uestions his undeserved fame and fictional achievements Unfortunately the book isn't very well written but small discrepancies and redundancies are not too distracting Anyone interested in Civil War should read this

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    Download Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters Excellent short descriptions of all Sheridan's cavalry actions but the book is marred by Wittenberg's overwhelming dislike for the man

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    PDF FREE [Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan] Not a nice guy but perhaps the North's best combat leader Wittenberg thinks him overrated but I'm not convinced

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Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan

Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Eric J. Wittenberg Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters Free read Ì Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan Ultimately rewarded for numerous acts of insubordination against his superiors throughout the war while he punished similar traits in his own officers Further in his combat reports and postwar writings he often manipulated facts to show himself in the best possible light ensuring an exalted place in history Thus Sheridan successfully foisted his own version of history on the American public This controversial new study challenges the existing literature on Phil Sheridan and adds valuable insight to our understanding of this famous but altogether fallible warrior. Excellent short descriptions of all Sheridan s cavalry actions but the book is marred by Wittenberg s overwhelming dislike for the man

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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Eric J. Wittenberg Eric J. Wittenberg · 4 characters Free read Ì Little Phil A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen Philip H Sheridan Unlike Gen Ulysses S Grant and Gen William T Sherman whose controversial Civil War era reputations persist today Maj Gen Philip H Sheridan has been largely untouched by controversy In Little Phil historian Eric J Wittenberg reassesses the war record of a man long considered one of the Union Army’s greatest generals From his earliest days at West Point Phil Sheridan refused to play by the rules He was fortunate to receive merely a suspension rather than expulsion when as a cadet he charged a superior officer with a bayonet Although he achieved fame as a cavalrym. This is a bit of an odd book The title is a little misleading since it focuses on Sheridan in 1864 65 only skimming over his service in the Western Theater It is not a true biography of Sheridan not even of those years It is almost in the style of an essay compilation especially since it is not all chronological except that there is flow between chapters The author suggests you should draw your own conclusions but his opinion is fairly clearThe first three chapters are in a fairly linear structure Sheridan s service through 1863 Sheridan s actions as cavalry corps commander during the Overland Campaign and his army command in the Shenandoah The book then delves into a narrower focus on Sheridan s flaws his insubordination his damaged relationship with Crook and his relieving Averell and Warren of their commands and his lying for personal gain Wittenberg wraps up with praise for Sheridan s performance dur