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In his book "Tried by War", McPherson takes an in depth look at Abraham Lincoln's role as commander-in-chief during the Civil War. Read morePublished 24 days ago by CJG
Famous Civil War historian writes a summary of Lincoln as the general of his generals. Local book group folks liked his other books better.Published 2 months ago by Claudia
Civil War scholar James McPherson takes his considerable knowledge and background of the events surrounding America’s most significant war and focuses on the response of one man –... Read morePublished 3 months ago by David W. Southworth
Reminds us how very fortunate we had a president of his caliber.Published 4 months ago by Kirk E. Johnson
Excellent book. Very well written. While this is a short book, and a quick read, McPherson packs-in a great deal of information.Published 4 months ago by DougEP
I have read a lot of scholarly treatments on Abraham Lincoln, and this work by Dr. McPherson is by far the best and most focused book by any Lincoln historian. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gregory Hamilton
This book is for both Civil War buffs & Lincoln scholars. This well written 'journal' of the first true "Commander -in-Chief" clearly displays the true genius of Lincoln as... Read morePublished 5 months ago by smoothie66
I can only imagine what Abe would have done with the current 24/7 news cycle of pundits. The author did a good job of keeping things in a fairly good timeline and showing how much... Read morePublished 7 months ago by R.L.D.
Very good overview of Lincoln as war leader. It is well written and easily understood. The author knows his subject well.Published 11 months ago by Dennis B. Tenk