General George H. Thomas : a biography of the Union's "Rock of Chickamauga" /

Though successful and heralded by historians, Thomas never achieved the fame of Grant, Lee, Jackson or Sherman. His Southern birth, fellows' ambition and less-publicized battles kept him from recognition. This biography focuses on the military career that covered such battlegrounds as Chickamau...

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Main Author: Broadwater, Robert P., 1958-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, [2009]
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505 0 |a Early life and military training -- A martial career begun -- First glory in Mexico -- Service throughout the South -- The outbreak of Civil War -- To the West and Mill Springs -- Early battles in the West -- Savior at Stones River -- The Tullahoma campaign -- The Rock of Chickamauga -- Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge -- With Sherman through Georgia -- From Kennesaw to the Gate City -- Back to Tennessee -- The sledge of Nashville and the end of the war -- The final years. 
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