George Wythe Randolph and the Confederate Elite

George Wythe Randolph and the Confederate Elite A grandson of Thomas Jefferson born into the First Families of Virginia George Wythe Randolph rose from the quietude of Richmond s legal and literary circles in the winter of to take the rank

  • Title: George Wythe Randolph and the Confederate Elite
  • Author: George Green Shackelford
  • ISBN: 9780820309989
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A grandson of Thomas Jefferson born into the First Families of Virginia, George Wythe Randolph rose from the quietude of Richmond s legal and literary circles in the winter of 1861 62 to take the rank of brigadier general in the Confederate army He proved himself a natural leader of men cosmopolitan, dynamic, intelligent and by the spring of 62, his success on the baA grandson of Thomas Jefferson born into the First Families of Virginia, George Wythe Randolph rose from the quietude of Richmond s legal and literary circles in the winter of 1861 62 to take the rank of brigadier general in the Confederate army He proved himself a natural leader of men cosmopolitan, dynamic, intelligent and by the spring of 62, his success on the battlefield led to his appointment as Confederate secretary of war As administrator of the War Department, Randolph created and managed a war economy for the Southern republic, in addition to raising and feeding armies Even after his resignation, following a celebrated squabble with Jefferson Davis, Randolph s reforms enable the Confederacy to fight against desperate odds.In George Wythe Randolph and the Confederate Elite George Shackelford reveals an unusual individual a sophisticated and articulate man who mastered the art of logistics In the annals of the Civil War, George Wythe Randolph has been a hazy figure, in part due to fires which destroyed his personal and official papers Unearthing from family collections a wealth of new archival materials, Shackelford reveals Randolph s crucial role in discovering a technocratic elite to run the war economy In so doing, he wins for Randolph a place in American history as a man of invention and organizational skill unique in Civil War America.

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