Crucible of Command

Crucible of Command

Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--the War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

Streaming Audiobook - 2015
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A dual biography of two iconic leaders: how they fought a bloody, brutal war then forged a lasting peace that fundamentally changed our nation They met in person only four times, yet these two men determined the outcome of the Civil War and cast competing styles for the reunited nation. Each the subject of innumerable biographies, Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee have never before been paired as they are here. Exploring their personalities, their character, and their ethical, moral, political, and military worlds, William C. Davis finds surprising similarities between the two men as well as new perspectives on how their lives prepared them for the war they fought and influenced how they fought it. Davis reveals Lee's sense of failure before the war, Grant's optimism during disaster, and the sophisticated social and political instincts that each had when waging a war between democracies.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781483024219
1483024210
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (21hr., 57 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Burns, Traber - Narrator
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