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Henry Halleck's War: A Fresh Look at Lincoln's Controversial General-in-Chief

by Anders, Curt
Publisher: Guild Press of Indiana
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 1578600294

With exhaustive quotations from the Official Records, Henry Halleck's War is not so much a biography as a reconstruction of a bright but uncompromising general (dubbed "Old Brains") whom historians (save Stephen Ambrose) have treated unkindly.

review of Henry Halleck's War: A Fresh Look at Lincoln's Controversial General-in-Chief, by Anders, Curt, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).