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 Posted: Mon Oct 8th, 2007 05:08 pm
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ole wrote: They are two of my most referred to books on the shelf. 

Mine as well, Miss Susan. Sifakis' book meets the single-volume requirement, but isn't as thorough as the Warner set. If one is to get carried away with generals, Freeman's, Lee's Lieutenants (three volumes), and Williams', Lincoln Finds a General (5 volumes) are logical extensions.


While Lincoln Finds a General by Kenneth P. Williams is a fine work for the Union generals side, it IS 5 volumes and it ends with Grant at Chattanooga as Mr. Wiliams passed away before he could conclude the series.  Another well written but single volume alternative would be the other Williams' (T. Harry) Lincoln and His Generals.

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