Thomas' regard of his fellow man regardless of race, color or creed was exemplary and the example he set of humbleness, selflessness and self-dignity was a true example of Christianity.
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In Master of War, Benson Bobrick gives us a finely written and . Even Thomas' pre-civil war life made for a fascinating read. The book helped me become a great admirer of General Thomas. It comes with a comprehensive bibliography and notes.
This book was long overdue. - Jeffry D. Wert, author of Cavalryman of the Lost Cause. And the sad thing is, many of these falsehoods don't even have anything to do with George Thomas.
Benson Bobrick's new biography, "Master of War: the Life of George H. Thomas (2009) . At the outset of his book, Bobrick acknowledges that Thomas is generally ranked as one of the three great Union generals of the Civil War, together with Grant and Sherman. Thomas (2009)" amply explains why Thomas deserves to be remembered. As such, the book is valuable. Unfortunately, the book is marred by a great deal of polemic and derogation of other leaders. pp 1-2) This acknowledgement is itself worthy recognition of Thomas. It is unclear about the value of insisting that Thomas should be rated first among these three generals, as Bobrick tries to do.
Benson Bobrick's book Master of War argues ever so validly that General George Thomas was the best Civil . General thomas gets his due. By Thriftbooks. com User, February 24, 2009. 40 Years ago,I read a book by Bruce Catton. The title was This Hallowed Ground.
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A first-rate historian: Benson Bobrick is the author of several celebrated books, including The Fated Sky and .
A first-rate historian: Benson Bobrick is the author of several celebrated books, including The Fated Sky and Testament. detailed and gripping" by the Chicago Tribune - A fascinating biography of an underappreciated American hero: George H. Thomas was, Bobrick argues, the greatest general of the Civil War. Known as the Rock of Chickamauga, Thomas was regarded by his contemporaries as the equal of Grant and Sherman.
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Memo to Benson Bobrick: The American Civil War was not a war between Ulysses S. Grant and George H. Thomas. It was a war between the Union and the Confederacy. You could be forgiven for not knowing that, should you read this book without knowing more about the Civil War. It is far too much of a smear campaign against Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman. To be sure, there is near-universal agreement that Thomas was one of the great generals of the war. His victory at Mill Springs was one of the first great Union successes of the war. He very possibly saved the Union with his brilliant defense at Chickamauga.
George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870) was a United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western Theater. Thomas served in the Mexican–American War and later chose to remain with the . Army for the Civil War as a Southern Unionist, despite his heritage as a Virginian (whose home state would join the Confederate States of America).