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Course Code: MILH542 Course ID: 2658 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a study of national, theater, and operational command structures of the Union and Confederacy, the leadership styles of key military leaders on both sides, and the evolution of command and control in the war. Major themes include the relationship between the commanders in chief and the generals who led the armies in the field, the relationships between the generals themselves, and the ways in which the relationships described above either served to facilitate or debilitate the causes those commanders served.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780143116141
Publication Info:Penguin Books, Inc. Lib
Author:McPherson, James M.
Unit Cost:$19.40
 
Book Title:Partners in Command: The Relationships Between Leaders in the Civil War (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780684863634
Publication Info:Simon & Schuster, 1998 Lib
Author:Glatthaar, J.
Unit Cost:$22.35
 
Book Title:Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West
ISBN:9780700605675
Publication Info:Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas
Author:Woodworth, Steven E
Unit Cost:$29.35
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.