Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Lincoln, The Cabinet, and The Generals” as Want to Read:
Lincoln, The Cabinet, and The Generals
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Lincoln, The Cabinet, and The Generals

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
While numerous accounts exist of President Abraham LincolnAÆs often-troubled dealings with either his cabinet or his generals, Chester G. HearnAÆs illuminating history provides the first broad synthesis of LincolnAÆs complex relationship with both groups. As such, it casts new light on much of the behind-the-scenes interplay, intrigue, and sparring between the president ...more
ebook, NOOK, 429 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by LSU Press (first published March 31st 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Lincoln, The Cabinet, and The Generals, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Lincoln, The Cabinet, and The Generals

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-10)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Neil Pierson
May 01, 2015 Neil Pierson rated it liked it
When you read about the Civil War, you want to jump in Mr. Peabody's Wayback Machine and throttle several Union generals. They missed so many opportunities to win the war decisively and save the thousands of lives lost as the war continued.

First in the time traveler's line would be George B. McClellan, whose inaction moved Abraham Lincoln to comment that the 160,000 man Army of the Potomac was merely "General McClellan's bodyguard." There would be John Pope, who suffered terrible defeats but rep
May 13, 2011 Derek rated it really liked it
Nice overview from the perspective of the interactions of those involved.
Brandon Claycomb
Brandon Claycomb rated it liked it
Aug 04, 2013
Andrew marked it as to-read
Nov 27, 2011
Alberto marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2015
Todd marked it as to-read
Jun 27, 2016
Chad marked it as to-read
May 21, 2016
Noah Langford
Noah Langford marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book