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Grant & Lee, a study in personality and generalship.

J. F. C. Fuller

Grant & Lee, a study in personality and generalship.

by J. F. C. Fuller

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885.,
  • Lee, Robert E. -- 1807-1870.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCivil War centennial series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468 .F96 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17266254M

    Grant and Lee. Throughout the course of my history career, which is not very long, teachers and professors have always focused on the point that General Grant was a butchering alcoholic who won the war solely on the account of his stubborn personality. As an overview of the book, Fuller does not indulge in reacting all of the battles of the. Grant and Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship, ch. 1 (). Attributed. Everyone was talking and chatting, when slowly came into sight the first tank I ever saw. Not a monster but a very graceful machine with beautiful lines. Here was the missing tool of penetration, the answer to the dominance on the battlefield of small-arms fire.

    Author of The conduct of war, , The Second World War, , Grant & Lee, The generalship of Alexander the Great, The Star In The West, The decisive battles of the western world and their influence upon history, The generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, Armament and history. Which General Was Better? Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee? The historic rivalry between the South’s polished general and the North’s rough and rugged soldier is the subject of a new show at.

    Early life. Fuller was born in Chichester, West Sussex, the son of an Anglican clergyman. After moving to Lausanne with his parents as a boy, he returned to England at the age of 11 without them; three years later, at "the somewhat advanced age of 14", he began attending Malvern College and, later trained for an army career at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, from to Battles/wars: Second Boer War, First World War. Chapter One – Generalship. William Woodward, author of the debunking book, Meet General Grant, nevertheless determined that this modern Ulysses “stands at the head of all American generals in the matter of actual accomplishment,” with his “genuine and great ability.” Disparaging the President far more than the General, William.


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The author was a British general and he gives a non- partisan look at a study in personality and generalship. book generalship of Grant and Lee, the former underestimated and the latter perhaps overrated by most historians.

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Oct 22,  · Grant And Lee was originally published ina time before his political views made him controversial in England. Surprisingly, if you ignore Fuller's baggage, it is a good book. Fuller was not encumbered with the hero worship of Lee that contemporary American writers led by Douglas S.

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Grant and Lee: A study in Contrasts Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9,to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began.

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May 03,  · If we use the CEVs that @Saphroneth has supplied of McCellen vs Lee during the Peninsula Campaign then no Lee is not the superior general. If we go by the results of the Peninsula Campaign then a case can be made that Lee was the superior general.

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Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. Fuller's book, Grant and Lee, compares the two preeminant generals of the war, examining their personalities, leadership traits and generalship. His conclusion, made in the s, still echoes of controversy today: Grant.Grant and Lee: a study in personality and generalship / by J.

F. C. Fuller Eyre and Spottiswoode London Australian/Harvard Citation. Fuller, John Frederick Charles.Grant and Lee: a study in personality and generalship / by J.

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