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McWhiney, Grady

Overview
Works: 46 works in 180 publications in 1 language and 16,217 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Personal narratives  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E545, 973.730975
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Grady McWhiney
Attack and die : Civil War military tactics and the Southern heritage by Grady McWhiney( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why did the Confederacy lose so many men? The authors contend that the Confederates bled themselves nearly to death in the first three years of the war by undertaking costly attacks. Offensive tactics, which had been used successfully by Americans in the Mexican War, were much less effective in the 1860s because an improved weapon--the rifle--had given increased strength to the defenders
Braxton Bragg and Confederate defeat by Grady McWhiney( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Summer of 1863, Confederate General Braxton Bragg was commander of the Army of Tennessee, still reeling from its defeat in January at Murfreesboro, Tenn
Cracker culture : Celtic ways in the Old South by Grady McWhiney( Book )

16 editions published between 1753 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRACKER CULTURE is a provocative study of social life in the Old South that probes the origin of cultural differences between the South and the North throughout American history. Fundamental differences between Southerners and Northerners shaped the course of antebellum America; their conflict in the 1860s was nto so much brother against brother as culture against culture
Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the radicals : essays on Civil War leadership by Grady McWhiney( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southerners and other Americans by Grady McWhiney( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstruction and the freedmen by Grady McWhiney( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fear God and walk humbly : the agricultural journal of James Mallory, 1843-1877 by James Mallory( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mallory's journal spans three major periods of the South's history - the boom years before the Civil War, the rise and collapse of the Confederacy, and the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War. Mallory's interests were varied and wide ranging, but weather and agriculture dominate his journal, for agriculture was his passion. A member of the Alabama Agricultural Society, he encouraged efforts to improve. His journal describes the vicissitudes of raising and marketing various crops and animals. Concerns with cotton, corn, wheat, other grains, livestock, orchards, unusual farming methods, fertilizers, and experiments all receive comment
To Mexico with Taylor and Scott, 1845-1847 by Grady McWhiney( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texans in the Confederate cavalry by Anne J Bailey( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of the veteran Texas Rangers to the Civil War as "horse soldiers," and highlights their confrontations, in which they were often outnumbered but frequently managed to turn the tide of battle
The emergence of total war by Daniel E Sutherland( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the 2nd Battle of Bull Run in Virginia during the Civil War
Confederate crackers and cavaliers by Grady McWhiney( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cottonclads! : the Battle of Galveston and the defense of the Texas coast by Donald S Frazier( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the innovative and daring tacticat of the Confederates as they boldly attacked the Union fleet to lift the Federal blockade of Texas
The Texas overland expedition of 1863 by Richard G Lowe( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the unsuccessful expedition initiated by Major Gen. Nathaniel Banks, upon the order of President Lincoln to establish a Federal presence in Texas in the fall of 1863
Battle in the Wilderness : Grant meets Lee by Grady McWhiney( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia during the Civil War
Sam Bell Maxey and the Confederate Indians by John C Waugh( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little known story, dramatically told
A deep steady thunder : the Battle of Chickamauga by Steven E Woodworth( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last stand at Mobile by John C Waugh( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of history, especially in our schools, is increasingly fragmented or, in cases, ignored.Civil war Campaigns and Commanders
Iron and heavy guns : duel between the Monitor and Merrimac by Gene A Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War
Raphael Semmes and the Alabama by Spencer Tucker( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Attack and die : Civil War military tactics and the Southern heritage
Alternative Names
Grady McWhiney American historian

Grady McWhiney Amerikaans historicus (1928-2006)

Grady McWhiney historiador estadounidense

Grady McWhiney historiador estatunidenc

Mac Whiney Grady 1928-2006

MacWhiney, Grady

MacWhiney Grady 1928-2006

Mc Whiney Grady 1928-2006

Languages
English (123)

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Braxton Bragg and Confederate defeatCracker culture : Celtic ways in the Old SouthGrant, Lee, Lincoln and the radicals : essays on Civil War leadershipFear God and walk humbly : the agricultural journal of James Mallory, 1843-1877Texans in the Confederate cavalryThe emergence of total warConfederate crackers and cavaliersCottonclads! : the Battle of Galveston and the defense of the Texas coast