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Braxton Bragg : the most hated man of the Confederacy

Author: Earl J Hess
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Series: Civil War America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a leading Confederate general, Braxton Bragg (1817-76) earned a reputation for incompetence, wantonly shooting his own soldiers, and losing battles. The negative opinions of Bragg's contemporaries have continued to colour assessments of the his military career by generations of historians. Rather than take these assessments at face value, Earl J. Hess's biography offers a much more balanced account of Bragg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Braxton Bragg; Braxton Bragg
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Earl J Hess
ISBN: 9781469628776 1469628775
OCLC Number: 971043674
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white).
Series Title: Civil War America.
Responsibility: Earl J. Hess.

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As a leading Confederate general, Braxton Bragg (1817-76) earned a reputation for incompetence, wantonly shooting his own soldiers, and losing battles. The negative opinions of Bragg's contemporaries have continued to colour assessments of the his military career by generations of historians. Rather than take these assessments at face value, Earl J. Hess's biography offers a much more balanced account of Bragg.

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