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Mighty Stonewall

Author: Frank Everson Vandiver
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Frank E. Vandiver's detailed research ... provide a vivid description of Stonewall's boyhood, West Point training, early career, years of teaching at the Virginia Military Institute, and Civil War campaigns. Here, too, are insights into Jackson's personal life and his deep religious feelings, which were so influential on his military thought and actions"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vandiver, Frank Everson, 1925-
Mighty Stonewall.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1957]
(OCoLC)566008424
Named Person: Stonewall Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Jackson.; Junkin.; Morrison.; Neale.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Everson Vandiver
OCLC Number: 283283
Description: xi, 547 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "You may be whatever you resolve to be" --
A taste of fame in Mexico --
"From the path of eternal death ..." --
Major Jackson's Florida campaign --
Alias Old Hickory --
Ellie --
A house with golden hinges --
"An able, fearless soldier" --
Return of a valley man --
"If this valley is lost, Virginia is lost" --
"God blessed our arms with victory" --
"A question of legs" --
"Jackson is coming" --
Victory wins an opportunity --
"Disaster and shame lurk in the rear" --
"The indomitable Jackson" --
The Second Corps --
Headquarters, Moss Neck --
"Duty is ours, consequences are God's."
Responsibility: Frank E. Vandiver.

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"Frank E. Vandiver's detailed research ... provide a vivid description of Stonewall's boyhood, West Point training, early career, years of teaching at the Virginia Military Institute, and Civil War campaigns. Here, too, are insights into Jackson's personal life and his deep religious feelings, which were so influential on his military thought and actions"--Jacket.

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