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... was made for the time General-in-Chief over all the armies of the North. There
were, it should be repeated, two other principal armies besides that of the
Potomac: the army of the Ohio, of which General Buell was given command 373.
of the Ohio, of which General Buell was given command in July; and that of the
West, to which General Halleck was appointed, though Fremont seems to have
retained independent command in Missouri. All these armies were in an early
Buell's own view was that, when he moved, it should be towards Western
Tennessee. He would have had a railway connection behind him all his way, and
Albert Johnston's army would have lain before him. He wished that Halleck
Before the end of the year 1861 military reasons for waiting were no longer being
urged; McClellan had long been promising immediate action, Buell and Halleck
seemed merely unable to agree. In later days when Lincoln had learnt much by ...
At the time which has just been reviewed, when the scheme of the war was in the
making, his correspondence with Buell and Halleck shows his fundamental
intention. He emphatically abstains from forcing them; he lucidly, though not so ...
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A must read for anyone that wants to understand the economic and social implications of the Southern slave aristocracy.
A well researched and written review of the slave aristocracy that suppressed and exploited both black slaves and non-slave holding whites alike.
This book is critical to understanding why the Southern Gentry despised the North for "exploiting" the South and "stealing" the Souths' financial resources when in fact the increasingly inefficient and unproductive system of slave labor doomed the South to ever increasing reliance on Northern resources to maintain their facade of prosperity.
H. R. Helper explains the slave states downward spiral toward economic collapse that will ultimately drive 11 of the states to secede from the Union and start the Civil War
This book is an insight today into much of the Souths' ongoing struggle to join the rest of the United States in economic prosperity