Defeat and Victory

Hans L. Trefousse

in First Among Equals

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780823224685
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823234936 | DOI:

Series: The North's Civil War

Defeat and Victory

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This chapter details events in the Unites States in 1863, under the administration of Abraham Lincoln. This is the time when Lincoln's term was about to end and many people, especially in the House of Representatives, wanted Lincoln to be reelected. The chapter also reveals some military battle plans that Lincoln used in various wars that the United States were involved in at the time, including the Rosecrans' attack on Chattanooga.

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; American politics; military tactics; Chattanooga; Rosecrans

Chapter.  6575 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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