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Conquered: Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Larry J. Daniel

Abstract

Operating in the vast and varied trans-Appalachian west, the Army of Tennessee was crucially important to the military fate of the Confederacy. But under the principal leadership of generals such as Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and John Bell Hood, it won few major battles, and many regard its inability to halt steady Union advances into the Confederate heartland as a matter of failed leadership. Here, esteemed military historian Larry J. Daniel offers a far richer interpretation. Surpassing previous work that has focused on questions of command structure and the force's fate on the field ... More

Keywords: Army of Tennessee, Confederacy, Civil War, Military, Top-level command, Unit cohesion, Common soldiers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781469649504
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649504.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Larry J. Daniel, author