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Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War era

Gene. Schmiel

Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press 2014

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  • Title:
    Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War era
  • Author: Gene. Schmiel
  • Subjects: Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900; Generals -- United States -- Biography; Governors -- Ohio -- Biography; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography; Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns; Electronic books
  • Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Citizen of the Western Reserve; 2. A Citizen-General Secures (West) Virginia; 3. Citizen-General on the National Stage; 4. Citizen/Political General; 5. Division and Army Commander; 6. Citizen-Warrior; 7. From Citizen-General to State; 8. Citizen-Statesman; 9. Civil War Historian; 10. Renaissance Man in the Gilded Age; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
    The wrenching events of the Civil War transformed not only the United States but also the men unexpectedly called on to lead their fellow citizens in this first modern example of total war. Jacob Dolson Cox, a former divinity student with no formal military training, was among those who rose to the challenge. In a conflict in which "political generals" often proved less than competent, Cox, the consummate citizen general, emerged as one of the best commanders in the Union army. During his school days at Oberlin College, no one could have predicted that the intellectual, reserved, and book
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press
  • Creation Date: 2014
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (357 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8214-4480-8
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 871177148
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913741720302931

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