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Desjardin, Thomas A. 1964-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 3,711 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Biography  Maps  Topographic maps  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E475.53, 973.7349072
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas A Desjardin
These honored dead : how the story of Gettysburg shaped American memory by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How did the story of Gettysburg evolve? Why did the battle become a legend? And how much truth is behind the myth? For seven score years, Americans have shaped and altered the national memory of the battle, fashioning the story of Gettysburg to reflect our changing culture and national character. Now Thomas A. Desjardin, a prominent Civil War historian and keen cultural observer, demonstrates how flawed our knowledge of this enormous event has become and why that has happened. This is, in effect, a biography of a story - the story of Gettysburg."--Jacket
Through a howling wilderness : Benedict Arnold's march to Quebec, 1775 by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In September 1775, eleven hundred soldiers boarded ships in Newburyport, bound for the Maine wilderness. They were American colonists who had volunteered for a secret mission to paddle and march nearly two hundred miles through some of the wildest country in the colonies and seize the fortress city of Quebec, the last British stronghold in Canada."
Stand firm ye boys from Maine : the 20th Maine and the Gettysburg Campaign by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fought amid rocks and trees, in thick blinding smoke, and under exceedingly stressful conditions, the battle for the southern slope of Little Round Top on July 2, 1863 stands among the most famous and crucial military actions in American history, one of the key engagements that led to the North's victory at Gettysburg. In this powerfully narrated history, Maine historian Tom Desjardin tells the story of the 20th Maine Regiment, the soldiers who fought and won the battle of Little Round Top. This engaging work is the culmination of years of detailed research on the experiences of the soldiers i
These honored dead [how the story of Gettysburg shaped American memory] by Thomas A Desjardin( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since the guns fell silent in July 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg has emerged as the defining conflict in our nation's history. American memory has established Gettysburg as the most important, most heroic, most savage battle this nation has ever fought. It has become our Waterloo, our battle of Marathon, our siege of Troy. In this riveting historical reappraisal, esteemed Civil War historian, Thomas A. Desjardin, sets out to examine the truth behind the myth by probing how this battle became legend in American hearts and minds. What emerges from Desjardin's research is a fascinating biography of a story, the story of Gettysburg, as he highlights how flawed our knowledge of this enormous event is, and how Americans have fashioned the Battle as a reflection of, and testimony to, our culture and our nation
Joshua L. Chamberlain : a life in letters : the previously unpublished letters of a great leader of the Civil War by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain has been a central character in two feature films (Gettysburg and Gods & Generals), a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (The Killer Angels), and an inspiration for Ken Burns's production of the highly acclaimed PBS series The Civil War
Joshua L. Chamberlain : a concise biography of the iconic hero by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Chamberlain is arguably the most well-known figure in Maine history and this highly accessible biography provides a brief look at his life. Filled with photos, maps, and illustrations, this concise history of a Maine icon is ideal for anyone with even just a passing interest in Maine or the Civil War
Joshua L. Chamberlain : the life in letters of a great leader of the American Civil War by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain has been a central character in two feature films (Gettysburg and Gods & Generals), a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (The Killer Angels), and an inspiration for Ken Burns's production of the highly acclaimed PBS series The Civil War
The 20th Maine at Fredericksburg : and other titles by Abbott Spear( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field maps, Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 2, 3, 1863 by Thomas A Desjardin( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blessed boyhood!" : the "early memoir" of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Chamberlain Scholar, soldier, statesman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and legacy of Joshua Chamberlain: the early years that shaped him, his distinguished service in the Civil War, and his role as stateman upon his return home --Container
The monuments at Gettysburg by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of Gettysburg : separating fact from fiction by Thomas A Desjardin( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a howling wilderness Benedict Arnold's march to Quebec, 1775 by Thomas A Desjardin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[In this book, the author] narrates a powerful tale of endurance, and courage along the wild rivers and through the dense forests of Maine and Quebec. He combines thorough research with a visceral sense of place and season to render powerful images of suffering and triumph in a land of haunting beauty and cruel indifference to human efforts. -Dust jacket
The honored dead : by Thomas A Desjardin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ever since the guns fell silent in July 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg has emerged as the defining conflict in our nation's history
Joshua L by Thomas A Desjardin( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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These honored dead : how the story of Gettysburg shaped American memory
Alternative Names
Desjardin A., Thomas

Desjardin, Tom 1964-

Dr. Thomas Desjardin

Languages
English (59)

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Through a howling wilderness : Benedict Arnold's march to Quebec, 1775Stand firm ye boys from Maine : the 20th Maine and the Gettysburg Campaign