The leadership & war effort in the Confederacy (South)Key questions considered: How effective was the leadership of Davis? How was the Confederacy war effort organised and how effective was it? What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Confederate Army? How did the domestic situation in the Confederacy impact the war effort? Content covers: Davis as leader, character, appointments, relations with ministers, states. The organisation of the war effort, mobilisation, resources and communications. Military leadership, organisation and strategies. Morale. Analysis: doomed from the start?
Professor Richard Carwardine