Who was appointed chief of staff for the Union army during the Civil War in 1864 by President Lincoln and nicknamed "Old Brains" for his organizational efficiency?
#71321. Asked by elway1948. (Oct 09 06 7:54 AM)
Oct 09 06, 7:57 AM
Henry Wagner Halleck - the "gray emminence" of the Civil War
Due to his scholarly pursuits he became known as "Old Brains," but this sobriquet became derogatory during the Civil War. http://www.aotc.net/bios.htm#Halleck
Oct 09 06, 11:04 AM
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