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Sherman S Wife

Author : Julia Camoys Stonor
ISBN : 9781909270428
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Sherman's Wife is Julia Camoys Stonor's blackly humorous childhood memoir. Her mother, Jeanne, came from an impecunious Catholic aristocratic family and careened her way through the bedrooms of Mayfair, Madrid and Rhode Island. Her father was Sherman, the half-American 6th Baron Camoys whom Jeanne effectively blackmailed into marriage. Jeanne insisted that she and Sherman spend their honeymoon with one of her lovers, Hitler's foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop. Once installed at the Stonor Park estate, Jeanne set about acquiring money and power through any means possible, including but not limited to theft, sexual blackmail, and murder. In this frank and unflinching portrait of English upper class life in the 1940s, Julia Camoys Stonor manages to evoke Mommie Dearest and Brideshead Revisited in equal measure.

Sherman

Author : Lloyd Lewis
ISBN : 0803279450
Genre : History
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'War is hell, ' said William Tecumseh Sherman. The Union general who is remembered for his devastating march through Georgia during the Civil War is presented in all his passionate humanity by Lloyd Lewis.

The Descendants Of Governor Thomas Welles Of Connecticut And His Wife Alice Tomes Volume 2 Part A

Author : Barbara Jean Mathews
ISBN : 9781312890084
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The General S Wife The Life Of Mrs Ulysses S Grant

Author : Ishbel Ross
ISBN : 9781786258540
Genre : History
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An excellent and diligently researched biography of Julia Boggs Dent Grant (1826-1902), the wife of the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, and First Lady of the United States from 1869 to 1877. An active participant in presidential matters, The First Lady was widely regarded to possess tremendous strength of character, sharing in the mixed fortunes of her husband, promoting his welfare, loved and cared for her family, and fulfilled her patriotic duty as First Lady. She reveled in her role as hostess to the nation, and by all accounts brought warmth and a home-like atmosphere to the White House. Includes over 15 B&W illustrations.

Notable Descendants

Author : Patricia Sears Wasilik
ISBN : OCLC:962264949
Genre : Celebrities
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Catalog Of The Library Of The Mercantile Library Association Of San Francisco

Author : Mercantile Library Association (San Francisco, Calif.). Library
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CU56021895
Genre : Catalogs, Dictionary
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Sherman S March In Myth And Memory

Author : Edward Caudill
ISBN : 0742550281
Genre : History
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Feohu Prime and its Colonies have been waging a never ending war of survival against a savage and feared alien race: The Voloth'Tai. An elite force called the exo-marines were created to combat the deadly threat.After her elder siblings are killed in action, Julia Augusta enlists with the exo-marines so she can avenge their deaths. Julia embarks on her first mission, during which she encounters the toughest challenges of her life. Just as she thinks her situation cannot get any worse an aurora appears in the night sky, which changes everything she knows about her life and her world.Can Julia and her allies adapt to this new reality?

Lincoln S Generals

Author : Gabor S. Boritt
ISBN : 9780199923571
Genre : History
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From the moment the battle ended, Gettysburg was hailed as one of the greatest triumphs of the Union army. Celebrations erupted across the North as a grateful people cheered the victory. But Gabor Boritt turns our attention away from the rejoicing millions to the dark mood of the White House--where Lincoln cried in frustration as General Meade let the largest Confederate army escape safely into Virginia. Such unexpected portraits abound in Lincoln's Generals, as a team of distinguished historians probes beyond the popular anecdotes and conventional wisdom to offer a fascinating look at Lincoln's relationship with his commanders. In Lincoln's Generals, Boritt and his fellow contributors examine the interaction between the president and five key generals: McClellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman, and Grant. In each chapter, the authors provide new insight into this mixed bag of officers and the president's tireless efforts to work with them. Even Lincoln's choice of generals was not as ill-starred as we think, writes Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark E. Neely, Jr.: compared to most Victorian-era heads of state, he had a fine record of selecting commanders (for example, the contemporary British gave us such bywords for incompetence as "the charge of the Light Brigade," while Napoleon III managed to lose the entire French army). But the president's relationship with his generals was never easy. In these pages, Stephen Sears underscores McClellan's perverse obstinancy as Lincoln tried everything to drive him ahead. Neely sheds new light on the president's relationship with Hooker, arguing that he was wrong to push the general to attack at Chancellorsville. Boritt writes about Lincoln's prickly relationship with the victor of Gettysburg, "old snapping turtle" George Meade. Michael Fellman reveals the political stress between the White House and William T. Sherman, a staunch conservative who did not want blacks in his army but who was crucial to the war effort. And John Y. Simon looks past the legendary camaraderie between Lincoln and Grant to reveal the tensions in their relationship. Perhaps no other episode has been more pivotal in the nation's history than the Civil War--and yet so much of these massive events turned on a few distinctive personalities. Lincoln's Generals is a brilliant portrait that takes us inside the individual relationships that shaped the course of our most costly war.

Sherman Lessons In Leadership

Author : Steven E. Woodworth
ISBN : 9780230620629
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Explores the leadership strategies of William Tecumseh Sherman, a Union General in the American Civil War known for his unique maneuvering techniques, and discusses the impact that his actions had on history.

Transatlantic Shermans

Author : Bertha Mary (Ludwig) Stratton
ISBN : WISC:89066392671
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