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Military Leadership Lessons of the Charleston Campaign, 1861-1865 Kevin Dougherty

Military Leadership Lessons of the Charleston Campaign, 1861-1865

Kevin Dougherty

Published April 21st 2014
ISBN : 9781306473958
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233 pages
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This is an exploration of the Charleston Campaign in the Civil War through the lens of leadership. Part One, Understanding Charleston, contains a discussion of leadership, a campaign overview, and a brief introduction to the key participants. PartMoreThis is an exploration of the Charleston Campaign in the Civil War through the lens of leadership. Part One, Understanding Charleston, contains a discussion of leadership, a campaign overview, and a brief introduction to the key participants. Part Two, Leadership Vignettes, includes 21 scenarios that span the actions of the most senior leaders down to those of individual soldiers. Each scenario provides the context, explains the action in the terms of leadership lessons learned, and concludes with a list of take-aways to crystallize the lessons for the reader. The book ends with summary information and a set of conclusions about leadership during the Charleston Campaign. Although it featured some of the eras most advanced military technology, the Charleston Campaign was decided by more than just shot and shell, and this book offers a perspective of the campaign as a leadership laboratory.