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Articles About Military Leadership
Civil War Generals as Strategic Leaders a Comparison of Sickles, Meade, and Hooker.
The article presents a comparison of the U.S. Civil War Generals Daniel Edgar Sickles, George Gordon Meade and Joseph Dalton Hooker. Several points are considered in making the comparison including their role as a visionary, management of joint, combined and interagency relationships and management of national level relationships. It is mentioned that they were great leaders with different qualities and any comparison is unjustified and they all had a great impact on their armies.
The article discusses the moral and mental qualities which make for a great military officer, citing several historical examples and various theories. John Moore, a British General who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, is discussed at some length, due to his combination of courage, strategic intelligence, tactical success, and humane ethics.
Whispers of Warriors
Through the study of history, military officers can gain a semblance of experience in the art of war, even in the absence of fighting. Within the written histories of battles and wars spanning three millennia reside the experiences of the best and worst to practice the military arts in combat. Through history, the whispers of our forefathers are brought to life.
Military Education of Grant as General
Wisconsin Magazine of History March 1921
by Colonel Arthur L. Conger