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The Resource Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective

Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective

Label
Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective
Title
Sherman Invades Georgia
Title remainder
Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A longtime Special Forces officer with a Ph. D. in systems engineering presents a new perspective on one of the legendary campaigns of the Civil War, General William T. Sherman's invasion of Georgia. Unlike most Civil War books that either treat individual battles and campaigns in a historical sense and give short shrift to planning, or study campaign planning with snippets from various campaigns to document specific features, General John Scales's book takes advantage of modern planning techniques to fully examine what went into the Georgia campaign. He has limited the information in his
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Cataloging source
MHW
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Scales, John R
Dewey number
  • 973.7/371
  • 973.7371
Index
no index present
LC call number
E476.7 .S325 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sherman, William T.
  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864
  • Sherman, William T.
  • HISTORY
  • Command of troops
Label
Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Preface; PART ONE: THE CIVIL WAR AND OPERATIONAL ART; 1. Organizations and Operations in the Civil War; Organizations; Operations; Summary; 2. Combat Functions; Intelligence; Mobility; Logistics; Communications; Battle Command -- Staff; 3. Decisions, Campaigns, and Styles of Warfare; Consideration of the Classics; Military Decisions; Campaign Planning; Styles of Warfare; 4. Setting the Stage -- May 1864; Brief Summary of the Situation; The Union Political and Command Environment; PART TWO: ESTIMATE OF THE SITUATION; 5. Mission; Example; Sherman's Mission
  • 6. Sherman's ConsiderationsCharacteristics of the Operational Area; Analysis of the Enemy; Analysis of the Union Position; Assumptions; 7. Enemy Capabilities; Attack; Defend; Retrograde; Likely Course of Action; Sherman's Opinion; 8. Sherman's Courses of Action; Mission; Reader's Courses of Action; Author's Courses of Action; 9. Analysis of Courses of Action; Selection of Enemy Capabilities; Wargaming; Advantages and Disadvantages; 10. Comparison of Courses of Action; Example Decision Table; Significant Factors; Decision Tables; Conclusion; 11. Decision and Concept of the Operation
  • Concept of the OperationReader's Concept of the Operation; Author's Concept of the Operation; Sherman's Concept of the Operation; PART THREE: THE REST OF THE STORY; 12. Ground Truth; The Confederate Political and Command Environment; Confederate Combat Power; Johnston's Intentions; 13. What Actually Happened; Recapitulation of Sherman's Plan; Actual Outcome of the Plan; The Balance of the Campaign; 14. Conclusions; Issues; Epilogue; Appendix A: Organization of a Staff Ride; Appendix B: Military Symbols; Glossary; References; Government Publications; Books; Periodicals and Proceedings; Maps
Control code
862103561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515229
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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e7e3b9ad-4cac-41ae-a4c0-f15b41ba0d29
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862103561
Label
Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Preface; PART ONE: THE CIVIL WAR AND OPERATIONAL ART; 1. Organizations and Operations in the Civil War; Organizations; Operations; Summary; 2. Combat Functions; Intelligence; Mobility; Logistics; Communications; Battle Command -- Staff; 3. Decisions, Campaigns, and Styles of Warfare; Consideration of the Classics; Military Decisions; Campaign Planning; Styles of Warfare; 4. Setting the Stage -- May 1864; Brief Summary of the Situation; The Union Political and Command Environment; PART TWO: ESTIMATE OF THE SITUATION; 5. Mission; Example; Sherman's Mission
  • 6. Sherman's ConsiderationsCharacteristics of the Operational Area; Analysis of the Enemy; Analysis of the Union Position; Assumptions; 7. Enemy Capabilities; Attack; Defend; Retrograde; Likely Course of Action; Sherman's Opinion; 8. Sherman's Courses of Action; Mission; Reader's Courses of Action; Author's Courses of Action; 9. Analysis of Courses of Action; Selection of Enemy Capabilities; Wargaming; Advantages and Disadvantages; 10. Comparison of Courses of Action; Example Decision Table; Significant Factors; Decision Tables; Conclusion; 11. Decision and Concept of the Operation
  • Concept of the OperationReader's Concept of the Operation; Author's Concept of the Operation; Sherman's Concept of the Operation; PART THREE: THE REST OF THE STORY; 12. Ground Truth; The Confederate Political and Command Environment; Confederate Combat Power; Johnston's Intentions; 13. What Actually Happened; Recapitulation of Sherman's Plan; Actual Outcome of the Plan; The Balance of the Campaign; 14. Conclusions; Issues; Epilogue; Appendix A: Organization of a Staff Ride; Appendix B: Military Symbols; Glossary; References; Government Publications; Books; Periodicals and Proceedings; Maps
Control code
862103561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515229
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e7e3b9ad-4cac-41ae-a4c0-f15b41ba0d29
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862103561

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