Born to Battle

Born to Battle

Grant and Forrest--Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga

Hurst shows how Grant and Forrest brought to the battlefield the fabled virtues of the American working-class: hard work, ingenuity, and intense determination. Each man's background contributed to his triumphs on the battlefield, but the open-mindedness of his fellow commanders proved just as important. When the North embraced Grant, it won a stalwart defender. When the South rejected Forrest, by contrast, it sealed its fate.
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Genre: Nonfiction / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

On Sale: May 29th 2012

Price: $21.99

Page Count: 512

ISBN-13: 9780465029266

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