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Author Eicher, John H.

Title Civil War high commands / by John H. Eicher and David J. Eicher ; foreword by John Y. Simon.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2001]
©2001

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Physical description xxv, 1009 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [933]-968) and index.
Contents United States Geopolitical Units during the Civil War Era 3 -- Principal Executives of the United States Government during the Civil War Era 7 -- Principal Executives of the Confederate States Government during the Civil War Era 8 -- Governors of the States and Territories during the Civil War Era 9 -- High Commanders in the Congress of the United States of America 12 -- Military Laws and Regulations of the United States Pertaining to High Commanders 15 -- High Commanders in the Congress of the Confederate States of America 22 -- Excerpts from the Legislative History of the Confederate States of America Pertaining to High Commanders 23 -- United States Army History and Wartime Organization 29 -- Organization and Principal Officers of the United States Army during the Civil War Era 37 -- Confederate States Army 66 -- Army of the Confederate States of America, Staff Bureaus, Departments, Special Services, and Offices 69 -- United States Navy 73 -- Principal Officers of the United States Navy Bureaus, Staff Corps, Offices, Commissions, and the Academy during the Civil War Era 79 -- Confederate States Navy 83 -- Navy of the Confederate States of America, Bureaus, Offices, Corps, Schools, and Agents 86 -- Official Honors Made to Men Who Were Generals or Flag Officers during the Civil War Era 88 -- High Commanders in Veterans' Organizations 92 -- High Commanders 97 -- "Might-Have-Beens" 587 -- Directory of High Commanders' Birthplaces 616 -- Directory of High Commanders' Places of Interment 660 -- Grades and Rank 701 -- United States Army General Officers Active during the Civil War Era 701 -- Union Militia General Officers 762 -- United States Navy Flag Grades 768 -- Rank in the United States Army and United States Volunteers (Line Command List) 772 -- Rank in the United States Navy (Line Command List) 784 -- Confederate States Army General Officers and Navy Flag Officers Active during the Civil War Era 787 -- Confederate States Army Militia General Officers 801 -- Rank in the Confederate States Army and Navy (Line Command List) 807 -- Command Structure 819 -- United States Army Military Divisions, Departments, and Districts 819 -- United States Armies and Army Corps 855 -- United States Grand Divisions and Army Corps 857 -- United States Navy Squadrons or Flotillas and Their Commanders 864 -- Confederate States Principal Geographical Commands 866 -- Confederate States Principal Armies and Army Corps 886 -- Confederate States Principal Navy Squadrons and Their Commanders 893 -- Chronology of Some Important Civil War Dates 895.
Summary Based on nearly five decades of research, this magisterial work is a biographical register and analysis of the 3,396 people who most directly influenced the course of the Civil War, its high commanders: presidents and cabinet members, state governors, general officers of the Union and Confederate armies, and admirals and commodores of the two navies.
Other author Eicher, David J., 1961-
Subject United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America. Army -- History.
Generals -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- History.
Statesmen -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Statesmen -- Confederate States of America -- History.
Command of troops -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0804736413 (alk. paper)