The Resource Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective, (electronic resource)

Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective, (electronic resource)

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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
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Subject
Genre
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. Shermans 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 Scaless book takes advantage of modern planning techniques to fully examine what went into the Georgia campaign. He has limited the information in his
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
Label
Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective, (electronic resource)
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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; Shermans Mission
  • 6. Shermans 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; Shermans Opinion; 8. Shermans Courses of Action; Mission; Readers Courses of Action; Authors 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 OperationReaders Concept of the Operation; Authors Concept of the Operation; Shermans Concept of the Operation; PART THREE: THE REST OF THE STORY; 12. Ground Truth; The Confederate Political and Command Environment; Confederate Combat Power; Johnstons Intentions; 13. What Actually Happened; Recapitulation of Shermans 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
ocn862103561
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E7E3B9AD-4CAC-41AE-A4C0-F15B41BA0D29
Label
Sherman Invades Georgia : Planning the North Georgia Campaign Using a Modern Perspective, (electronic resource)
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; Shermans Mission
  • 6. Shermans 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; Shermans Opinion; 8. Shermans Courses of Action; Mission; Readers Courses of Action; Authors 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 OperationReaders Concept of the Operation; Authors Concept of the Operation; Shermans Concept of the Operation; PART THREE: THE REST OF THE STORY; 12. Ground Truth; The Confederate Political and Command Environment; Confederate Combat Power; Johnstons Intentions; 13. What Actually Happened; Recapitulation of Shermans 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
ocn862103561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E7E3B9AD-4CAC-41AE-A4C0-F15B41BA0D29

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