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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Broadwater, Robert P., 1958-
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, [2009]
Table of Contents:
  • 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.