List of IllustrationsPreface1. Hancock the Superb2. The Lawyer's Son3. To Mexico4. Between Two Wars5. In California6. The Brigadier7. Up the Pennsylvania with McClellan8. A Division at Antietam9. "A Chicken Could Not Live on That Field"10. The Failure of Fighting Joe11. North to Pennsylvania12. Gettysburg13. The Invalid14. The Wilderness15. The Spotsylvania Campaign16. The Frustration of General Grant17. Across the James18. The Deep Bottom Expeditions19. The Final Battles20. The End of the War21. The Execution of Mary Surratt22. Indian Problems23. Reconstruction Commander24. A Boom for President25. Return to the Plains26. East and an Election27. The great Strike28. Hancock and the Army29. Off and Running for 188030. Drifting31. The Cincinnati convention32. The Campaign Begins33. A Close Election34. The Morning After35. Down a Flight of Stairs36. "Pure Gold"NotesSelected BibliographyIndex
A stirring biography of Civil War commander 'Hancock the Superb.'
DAVID M. JORDAN is a practicing attorney and author of A Tiger in His Time: Hal Newhouser and the Burden of Wartime Ball and Roscoe Conkling of New York: Voice in the Senate, considered the definitive biography of that major figure of the post-Civil War era. Jordan has also appeared on the Arts & Entertainment Network's Civil War Journal in a program about Winfield Scott Hancock.