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A Working Bibliography of MHI Sources

Anderson, Thomas M. General George H. Thomas: His Place in History. Portland, OR: MOLLUS, OR, 1894. 12 p. E467.1.T4.A52.

Andrews, Peter. “The Rock of Chickamauga.” In The Civil War: The Best of American Heritage. NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. pp. 206-21. E468.C625.

Axelrod, Alan. Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered. Guilford, CT: Lyons, 2011. pp. 240-51. E467.A94.

Bobrick, Benson. Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2009. 416 p. E467.1.T4.B63.

Bowers, John. “The Rock of Chickamauga.” MHQ (Winter 1991): pp. 50-59. Per; and in With My Face to the Enemy: Perspectives on the Civil War. NY: Putnam’s, 2001. pp. 320-31. E468.W57.

Boynton, Henry V. Was General Thomas Slow at Nashville?: With a Description of the Greatest Cavalry Movement of the War and General James H. Wilson’s Cavalry Operations in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. NY: Harper, 1896. 95 p. E477.52.B79.

Broadwater, Robert P. General George H. Thomas: a Biography of the Union’s “Rock of Chickamauga”. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. 264 p. E467.1T4B76.

Cleaves, Freeman. Rock of Chickamauga: The Life of General George H. Thomas. Norman, OK: U OK, 1986 reprint of 1948 edition. 328 p. E467.1.T4.C6.

Copee, Henry. General Thomas. NY: Appleton, 1897. 332 p. E467.1T4.C66.

Dolzall, Gary W. “Enemies Front and Rear.” America’s Civil War (May 2003): pp. 38-45. Per. Overview of Nashville campaign concentrating on Grant-Thomas relationship.

Dougherty, Kevin. “George Thomas and the Rock.” In Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience. Jackson. MS: UP MS, 2007. pp. 110-16. E467.D68.

Einolf, Christopher J. George Thomas: Virginian For the Union. Norman, OK: U OK, 2007. 413 p. E467.1.T4.E38.

GeRue, Gerald G. “Generals Chamberlain, Hancock, and Thomas: A Leadership Study For the Modern Leader.” PhD dss, Capella, 2006. 198 p. UB210.G47.

Hardin, David. After the War: The Lives and Images of Major Civil War Figures after the Shooting Stopped. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2010. pp. 219-44. E467.H365.

Johnson, Richard W. Memoir of Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. Phila: Lippincott, 1881. 322 p. E467.1.T4.J6.

King, Charles. The Rock of Chickamauga. NY: Dillingham, 1907. 397 p. PZ3.K58Ro. Fiction.

Kniffin, Gilbert C. The Life and Services of Major General George H. Thomas. Wash, DC: Judd & Detweiler, 1887. 21 p. E467.1.T4.K6.

Lambert, William H. George Henry Thomas: Oration Before the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, at Rochester, N.Y., September 17, 1884. Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke, 1885. 41 p. E467.1.T4.L22.

_____. Major General George H. Thomas: An Address by…. Phila: Culbertson, 1880. 22 p. E467.1.T4.L2.

Landrus, William F. “Senior Leadership: A Historical Perspective.” AWC student paper, 1991. 57 p. Arch.

Lyons, Marco J. “Pragmatic and Skilled Leadership: General George H. Thomas at Stones River.” Infantry (May/Jun 2006): pp. 32-39. Per.

MacDonnell, Francis. “The Confederate Spin on Winfield Scott and George Thomas.” Civil War History (Dec 1998): pp. 255-66. Per.

McElroy, John. Life of Maj.-Gen. George H. Thomas. Wash, DC: National Tribune, 1896. E467.1.T4.M29.

McKinney, Francis F. Education in Violence: The Life of General George H. Thomas and the History

of the Army of the Cumberland. Detroit: Wayne State, 1961. 530 p. E467.1.T4.M32.

O’Connor, Richard. Thomas, Rock of Chickamauga. NY: Prentice-Hall, 1948. 385 p. E467.1.T4.O25.

Oh, Slander Not the South! Boston: Stillings Press, 1894. 23 p. E467.1.T4.O5.

Palumbo, Frank A. George Henry Thomas, Major General, U.S.A.: The Dependable General, Supreme in Tactics of Strategy and Command. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1983. 466 p. E467.1T4P34.

Piatt, Don, and Boynton, Henry V. General George H. Thomas: A Critical Biography. Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke, 1893. 658 p. E467.1.T4.P5.

Pratt, Fletcher. “Old Pap.” Infantry Journal (Jan/Feb 1938): pp. 17-24 & (Mar/Apr): pp. 146-156. Per.

Rusling, James F. “Major General George H. Thomas and the Battle of Nashville.” In Military Essays and Recollections (MOLLUS, PA, Vol. 1). Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1995. pp. 351-70. E464.M5.1991v58.

Thomas, Wilbur. General George H. Thomas: The Indomitable Warrior: A Critical Biography. NY: Expository, 1964. 649 p. E467.1.T4.T43.

Tucker, Glenn. “George H. Thomas.” Civil War Times Illustrated (Apr 1966): pp. 28-37. Per.

U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Report of Major General George H. Thomas. Milwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, 1977. 472 p. E470.U589.

VanHorne, Thomas B. The Life of Major General George H. Thomas. NY: Scribners, 1882. 502 p. E467.1.T4.V2.

Wills, Brian S. George Henry Thomas: As True as Steel. Lawrence, KS: U KS, 2012. 585 p. E467.1.T4.W55.

Yenchar, John G. “The Rock of Chickamauga.” Quartermaster Review (Sep/Oct 1937): pp. 27-29. Per.