Accession Number : ADA326617

Title :   The Effect of Personality of Senior Leaders on the Outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Landrith, Mark S.

PDF Url : ADA326617

Report Date : 29 MAR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The intent of this paper is to explore the personal traits and leadership styles of the senior leaders of the Army of northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac. Specifically, to show the interpersonal relationships between Generals Meade, Lee, Buford, and Stuart and their possible impact on the outcome of the battle of Gettysburg. Did the personalities of the army commander and his cavalry commander play an important role in their interpretation of commander's intent?

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *LEADERSHIP, *PERSONALITY, LESSONS LEARNED, DECISION MAKING, ARMY PERSONNEL, MILITARY COMMANDERS, BATTLES, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE