The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George B. McClellan (review)

The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George B. McClellan (review) Book Reviews ible biographies. Their collective efforts have produced a book unlike any other because the subject of Tejano leadership has never received such an extensive treatment. It is a pioneering book that greatly enriches Texas historical studies. It is said that a leader should give hope to those he leads. The Tejanos discussed in this book often provided inspiration to others in their lifetime. Through this book they continue to provide it for posterity. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Miguel Ángel González Quiroga The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George B. McClellan. Edited by Thomas W. Cutrer. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. Pp. 204. Notes, bibliography, index. ISBN 9780807134511, $37.50 cloth.) Thomas Cutrer has made a valuable addition to the literature on the U.S.Mexican War. Using the George McClellan Papers at the Library of Congress, Cutrer has deftly combined letters and McClellan's diary into a single volume representing the young lieutenant's contemporary writing on the war. It is a substantial improvement over William Starr Myers's The Mexican War Diary of George B. McClellan (1917), including controversial material Myers left out and correcting many mistranscriptions and errors in annotations. The editor made breaks in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southwestern Historical Quarterly Texas State Historical Association

The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George B. McClellan (review)

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Book Reviews ible biographies. Their collective efforts have produced a book unlike any other because the subject of Tejano leadership has never received such an extensive treatment. It is a pioneering book that greatly enriches Texas historical studies. It is said that a leader should give hope to those he leads. The Tejanos discussed in this book often provided inspiration to others in their lifetime. Through this book they continue to provide it for posterity. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Miguel Ángel González Quiroga The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George B. McClellan. Edited by Thomas W. Cutrer. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. Pp. 204. Notes, bibliography, index. ISBN 9780807134511, $37.50 cloth.) Thomas Cutrer has made a valuable addition to the literature on the U.S.Mexican War. Using the George McClellan Papers at the Library of Congress, Cutrer has deftly combined letters and McClellan's diary into a single volume representing the young lieutenant's contemporary writing on the war. It is a substantial improvement over William Starr Myers's The Mexican War Diary of George B. McClellan (1917), including controversial material Myers left out and correcting many mistranscriptions and errors in annotations. The editor made breaks in the

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Published: Dec 9, 2010

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