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From First to Last: The Life of Major General William B. Franklin

by Snell, Mark A.
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Retail Price: $45.00 hardcover
Issue: Summer 2002
ISBN: 0823221482

Named as a primary factor in the Union defeat at Fredericksburg, General William B. Franklin's image and career remained tarnished by the event. Utilizing new personal papers and reexamining the reports of the time, Mark A. Snell exposes a man who successfully led government projects, fulfilled his tour of duty, and went on to serve his fellow man in civic matters.

review of From First to Last: The Life of Major General William B. Franklin, by Snell, Mark A., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2002).