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Moving the Union Army: Reminiscences of General Herman Haupt General Herman Haupt

Moving the Union Army: Reminiscences of General Herman Haupt

General Herman Haupt

Published September 19th 2014
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293 pages
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Though his name is not recognized by more than a handful of Americans, he revolutionized the way large armies and equipment were moved in wartime. He offered to work without rank or pay but eventually accepted a commission...with conditions as toldMoreThough his name is not recognized by more than a handful of Americans, he revolutionized the way large armies and equipment were moved in wartime. He offered to work without rank or pay but eventually accepted a commission...with conditions as told in this book.The fascinating story of how the largest army in history to that date was almost miraculously moved from place to place during the American Civil War is revealed in this volume by General Herman Haupt. He was also key to understanding how the Confederate armies moved and warned General Meade of the impending approach to Gettysburg by Robert E. Lee.Of special interest is Haupts assessments of the generals and men he worked with during the war.A successful businessman before and after the war, General Haupt was still working at age 85, when this book was first published.Every memoir of the American Civil War provides us with another view of the catastrophe that changed the country forever.For the first time, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones.Be sure to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover above or download a sample.