While the Army of the Potomac and the Army of the Tennessee have each rightly earned their spots in the annals of Civil War history, the Army of the Cumberland has fallen through the cracks into unfortunate neglect and undue malice, despite the large number of successes and triumphs achieved by its men. This paper advances four theories explaining why this has happened, including the timing of battles, conflict between Union generals, the failures of the army's commanders, and the unfortunate influence of Southern romanticism.
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Perkins, Andrew R.
"Not Written In Letters of Blood: The Forgotten Legacy of the Army of the Cumberland,"
Grand Valley Journal of History: Vol. 5
, Article 1.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/gvjh/vol5/iss1/1