New PDF release: Black Jack: John A. Logan and Southern Illinois in the Civil

By James Pickett Jones,John Y Simon

John A. Logan, referred to as "Black Jack" through the boys he led in Civil battle battles from the Henry-Donelson crusade to Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and directly to Atlanta, used to be one of many Union Army’s so much colourful generals.

James Pickett Jones areas Logan in his southern Illinois atmosphere as he examines the position of the political soldier within the Civil struggle. while Logan altered his stance on nationwide matters, so did the southern a part of the country. even though secession, civil strife, Copperheadism, and the recent attitudes created via the conflict contributed to this variation of place in southern Illinois, Logan’s function as political and armed forces chief was once very important within the region’s swing to robust help of the warfare opposed to the Confederacy, to the regulations of Lincoln, and at last, to the Republican party.

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