Two Great Rebel Armies An Essay in Confederate Military History Richard McMurry compares the two largest Confederate armies assessing why Lee s Army of Northern Virginia was successful than the Army of Tennessee His bold conclusion is that Lee s army was a better

  • Title: Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History
  • Author: Richard M. McMurry
  • ISBN: 9780807845691
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback
  • Richard McMurry compares the two largest Confederate armies, assessing why Lee s Army of Northern Virginia was successful than the Army of Tennessee His bold conclusion is that Lee s army was a better army not just one with a better high command Sheds new light on how the South lost the Civil War American Historical Review McMurry s mastery of the literature isRichard McMurry compares the two largest Confederate armies, assessing why Lee s Army of Northern Virginia was successful than the Army of Tennessee His bold conclusion is that Lee s army was a better army not just one with a better high command Sheds new light on how the South lost the Civil War American Historical Review McMurry s mastery of the literature is impressive, and his clear and succinct writing style is a pleasure to read Comparison of the two great rebel armies offers valuable insights into the difficulties of the South s military situation Maryland Historian

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    1. The inherent argument is sound, and the chapter on logistics is quite good. Trouble is there are some gaping holes. His description of military commanders in the various armies is mostly one-sided. As to his contention that the Army of Northern Virgina had better junior officers, it is sound but he does not account for why the Army of the Potomac, which enjoyed a similar situation, did worse then its western counterparts. It is mostly because of McClellan but also Lincoln's interference. Too bad [...]

    2. Any student of the Civil War is aware of the fact that the Army of Northern Virginia was far more successful than the Army of Tennessee. The reasons for the split fortunes of the Confederacy between the East and the West are varied, and McMurry's book details them well. The author argues that the Army of Northern Virginia had the proverbial deck stacked in its favor in many ways. It possessed better leadership, higher morale, a greater population from which to draw soldiers, military schools to [...]

    3. Good study comparing the Army of Northern Virginia with the Army of Tennessee in the Confederacy during the American Civil War. The differences between the Armies, their leadership, the opposition faced from the North, the logistical support, and the massive area that the Army of Tennessee was responsible for in the western area of the Confederacy compared with the area that Lee was responsible for in the east all contributed to the reasons why the Confederacy started to lose control from the Al [...]

    4. This history addresses the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of Tennessee. The Army of Northern Virginia has been widely publicized while the obscure Army of Tennessee lost almost every battle. At some point both armies fought against U.S. Grant.

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