General John Pope

A LIFE FOR THE NATION by Peter Cozzens

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Written in English
Cover of: General John Pope | Peter Cozzens
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  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil war,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Military,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Historical - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages440
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Open LibraryOL9678272M
ISBN 100252072596
ISBN 109780252072598
OCLC/WorldCa149249296

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General John Pope: A Life for the Nation is the first full biography of this much maligned figure who played crucial roles in both the Eastern and the Western Theaters of the Civil War. Renowned Civil War scholar Peter Cozzens has mined Pope's own memoirs and a wealth of other primary sources to provide a complete picture of this gifted by: 7.

This is a very readable biography of General John Pope. Cozzens always writes well, and this book is no exception. Naturally, Cozzens devotes considerable attention to the Second Battle of Bull Run, and frankly acknowledges that Pope made a number of mistakes.

Of course, as the other reviewer said, to fight Lee, Jackson, and Longstreet with /5(8). General John Pope book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the great military men of American history is sensitively b /5. General John Pope: A Life for the Nation, by Peter Cozzens, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, pages, $ The bombastic Union general John Pope knew how to provoke people.

The usually unflappable Robert E. Lee called Pope a “miscreant” after Pope declared a harder war on Virginia civilians during the summer of Author: Historynet Staff. USS General John Pope (AP) was a troop transport that served with the United States Navy in World War the war she was transferred to the Army and redesignated USAT General John later served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars as a civilian-manned Military Sea Transportation Service vessel, as USNS General John Pope (T-AP).

General John Pope was launched under a Maritime Commissioned: 5 August A new biography presents a fresh picture of General John Pope, and Robert Sneden’s pictures are presented.

By Brooks D. Simpson. If, as historian T. Harry Williams once put it, George B. McClellan was the “problem child” of the Civil War, then John Pope was the favorite butt of many a joke, especially those comparing his hindquarters to his : Historynet Staff. John Pope, (born MaLouisville, Ky., U.S.—died Sept.

23,Sandusky, Ohio), Union general in the American Civil War who was relieved of command following the Confederate triumph at the Second Battle of Bull Run. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point inPope served as a topographical engineer with the army throughout most of the s and ’50s.

Union general John Pope was among the most controversial and misunderstood figures to hold major command during the Civil War. Before being called east in June to lead the Army of Virginia against General Robert E.

Lee, he compiled an enviable record in /5. General John Pope A Life for the Nation. A humane and balanced portrait of the much maligned man who played a crucial role in the Civil War.

Ambitious and outspoken, John Pope was one of the most controversial figures to hold high command during the Civil War, Reconstruction, and in. Union general John Pope was among the most controversial and misunderstood figures to hold major command during the Civil War.

Before being called east in June to lead the Army of Virginia against General Robert E. Lee, he compiled an enviable record in.

Union general John Pope was among the most controversial and misunderstood figures to hold major command during the Civil War. Before being called east in June to lead the Army of Virginia against General Robert E. Lee, he compiled an enviable record in Missouri and as commander of the Army of the : General John Pope: A Life for the Nation is the first full biography of this much maligned leader who played crucial roles in both the Eastern and the Western Theaters of the Civil War.\" \"Civil War scholar Peter Cozzens has mined Pope\'s own memoirs and a wealth of other primary sources to provide a complete picture of this gifted strategist.

General John Pope. John Pope (–) Contributed by Peter Cozzens. John Pope was a Union general during the American Civil War (–) with a reputation for outspokenness and arrogance. After serving in the Mexican War (–) as an engineer, the West Point graduate fought well in the West during andprompting U.S.

president Abraham Lincoln to transfer him east. John Pope, Generals. (by Tyler Howat) John Pope (Ma Septem ) Early Life John Pope was born in Louisville, Kentucky into the family of Nathaniel Pope, "a prominent Illinois judge who was also a close friend of Abraham Lincoln," on Ma (Frederiksen ).

Mustered out of the volunteers on September 1,he held departmental commands in the regular army, mostly in the West, until his retirement. Four years later he was named a full major general. (Ropes, John C., The Army Under Pope and Ellis, Richard N., General Pope and U.S.

Indian Policy). Union general John Pope was among the most controversial and misunderstood figures to hold major command during the Civil War. Before being called east in June to lead the Army of Virginia against General Robert E. Lee, he compiled an enviable record in Cited by: 6.

John Pope. Union Army General. Birthplace: Louisville, KY Location of death: Sandusky, OH Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Military service: US Army; Union Army The American soldier John Pope was the son of Nathaniel Pope (), U.S.

judge for the district of Illinois, and was born at Born: USS General John Pope (AP) Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken circawhen the ship was first completed with Welin boat davits, or circaafter these davits were reinstalled.

Copied from the book "Troopships of World War II", by Roland W. John Pope (Ma – Septem ) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War.

He had a brief but successful career in the Western Theater, but he is best known for his disastrous defeat at the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas) against Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia.

Footnotes. Peter Cozzens, General John Pope: A Life for the Nation, p Bruce Tap, Over Lincoln’s Shoulder, p. Harry Williams, Lincoln and His Generals, p.

Michael Burlingame and John R. Turner Ettlinger, editors, Inside Lincoln’s White House: The complete Civil War Diary of John Hay, pp. Cozzens, General John Pope, p. Peter Cozzens and Robert I. Giardi, editors. John C. Breckinridge () was a politician who served as the 14th vice president of the United States and as a Confederate general during the Civil War ().

Book/Printed Material The campaign in Virginia, of July and August official report of Major General John Pope. General John Pope by Peter Cozzens,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(15).

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Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : Primary Sources John Pope. John Pope was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 16th March, He graduated from the U.S.

Military Academy at West Point in He was employed as a topographical engineer with the United States the Mexican War Pope served under General Zachary Taylor.

On the outbreak of the American Civil War Pope was appointed brigadier general of. General John Pope next stood out from the Golden Gate once more 2 Junethis time bound for Marseilles, where 5, troops were embarked and taken to Manila. The transport returned to Seattle 17 August following this long voyage, but she was underway again 11 days later via Ulithi, Cebu, and Leyte for Yokohama, returning to San Francisco 8.

Brig. Gen. John Pope. By mid-February, McClellan had given Halleck permission to begin the operation. Halleck chose Brig. Gen. John Pope to command. Pope was at Jefferson City, Mo., on February 14 when he received Halleck’s orders.

He immediately traveled to St. Louis to meet with Halleck, who promised him all the support he needed. Finally, missions accomplished, General John Pope departed San Francisco 15 May bound for New York, where she decommissioned 12 June and was returned to WSA.

Reinstated on the Navy List 20 July General John Pope was assigned to MSTS 1 August. During the Korean fighting she carried American troops to Japan and Korea to take part in the.

Davis Yallop's book, "In God's Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I," (), speculates that digitalis was the poison used.

The Pope was taking medicine for low blood pressure, and just half a teaspoon of digitalis could cause a fatal heart attack. Photo, Print, Drawing General John Pope, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA Enlarge View 8 images in sequence.

[ Drawings from Survey HAER CA ].Union general John Pope was among the most controversial and misunderstood figures to hold major command during the Civil War. Before being called east in June to lead the Army of Virginia against General Robert E.

Lee, he compiled an enviable record in /5(7).USS General John Pope (AP) Near the Norfolk Navy Yard on 6 Octoberjust after her Welin boat davits had been mistakenly removed and replaced with life rafts.

This arrangement had been authorized for the Admiral W. S. Benson (AP) class but not for the AP class.