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For the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, Palgrave Macmillan presents recent outstanding works from some of the foremost renowned historians in the field.

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Lincoln and McClellan

The Troubled Partnership between a President and His General

There was no more remarkable pair in the Civil War than Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan. At only 35 years old, McClellan commanded the Ohio troops early...

"...There was no more remarkable pair in the Civil War than Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan..."

John C. Waugh

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Robert E. Lee: Lessons in Leadership

General Robert E. Lee was a complicated man and military figure.  From his birth as the son of a celebrated and tragic Revolutionary War hero, to his career...

"...  "This is military history at its best, and it will make a great addition to any Civil War collection..."

Noah Andre Trudeau

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The Case of Abraham Lincoln

A Story of Adultery, Murder, and the Making of a Great President

In 1856, Abraham Lincoln was at a personal crossroads. Often despondent, he had grown bored with his work as a lawyer. He was beginning to see himself as just...

"...of a Great President achieves is something few college history courses -- and certainly accompanying..."

By Julie M. Fenster and Douglas Brinkley

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Grant: A Biography

The newest biography in Wesley Clark's Great Generals series details the life and legacy of one of America's most ingenious military minds

"...The newest biography in Wesley Clark's Great Generals series details the life and legacy of one..."

By John Mosier and Wesley K. Clark

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Custer: Lessons in Leadership

The epic rise and historic fall of the “Boy General” whose brilliant leadership helped lead the Union army to victory

"...the “Boy General” by the press, Custer was the youngest man to attain that rank in the Civil War..."

By Duane Schultz and Wesley K. Clark

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Stonewall Jackson: A Biography

The new installment of Wesley Clark's Great Generals Series portrays Stonewall Jackson, the man who pioneered mobile warfare

"...agent     "Confederate General Thomas Jackson inspired the best nickname of the Civil War. Condensing..."

By Donald A. Davis and Wesley Clark

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Sherman: Lessons in Leadership

General William Tecumseh Sherman famously said “War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it.” This statement has contributed to his mythic status as a...

"...a great general and an essential partner with Ulysses S. Grant to win the Civil War." -- James M..."

By Steven E. Woodworth and Wesley K. Clark

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