History Capstone Research Papers

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Capstone Project

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Civil War, Leadership, Gettysburg, Generals, Grant, Lee, McClellan, turning point, history, Lincoln


This paper proves that Gettysburg marked the turning point in Civil War leadership, and led to the Union victory. It compares and contrasts both Union and Confederate leaders before and after Gettysburg and it shows that Union leadership began to change and improve after Gettysburg and it culminated under Grant.


Dr. Thomas Mach

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