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Fighting for the Confederacy : the personal recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander

Author: Edward Porter Alexander; Gary W Gallagher
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
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This personal account of the American Civil War by General Edward Porter Alexander, provides an assessment of people and events. Alexander was involved in nearly all of the great battles of the East  Read more...

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Named Person: Edward Porter Alexander; Edward Porter Alexander
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Porter Alexander; Gary W Gallagher
ISBN: 0807847224 9780807847220 0807818488 9780807818480
OCLC Number: 60191640
Notes: Winner of the 1990 Douglas Southall Freeman History Award, Military Order of the Stars and Bars, and winner of the 1991 Founders Award, Museum of the Confederacy.
Description: 692 pages : 75 illustrations, notes, index
Contents: Early days --
First Manassas or Bull Run --
Fall & winter after Bull Run --
Seven Days --
Second Manassas campaign --
Sharpsburg campaign --
The fall of 1862 --
The battle of Fredericksburg --
Winter after Fredericksburg --
Battle of Chancellorsville --
The Gettysburg campaign --
Chickamauga --
Chattanooga & Knoxville --
Spring of 1864 --
Wilderness & Spottsylvania --
North Anna & Drury's Bluff --
Totopotomoy & Cold Harbor --
Passage of James River --
Siege of Petersburg --
Fall of 1864 --
Fall & winter of 1864 & '65 --
Appomattox.
Responsibility: Edward Porter Alexander; Gary W. Gallagher (editor, Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University, USA).

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[A] new landmark in Civil War historiography, one that no historian of the period can afford to ignore."Journal of Southern History"

 
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