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They called him Stonewall; a life of Lt. General T.J. Jackson, C.S.A.

Author: Burke Davis
Publisher: New York, Rinehart [1954]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of the Civil War general "opens with Jackson presiding over the execution of John Brown after Harper's Ferry. It skips ahead to the Valley campaign where Jackson first showed his abilities, then retreats to his early life--and finally transcribes the events between his transfer to Richmond until his death at Chancellorville." Kirkus.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Burke, 1913-2006.
They called him Stonewall.
New York, Rinehart [1954]
(OCoLC)563491884
Online version:
Davis, Burke, 1913-2006.
They called him Stonewall.
New York, Rinehart [1954]
(OCoLC)607804655
Named Person: Stonewall Jackson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burke Davis
OCLC Number: 709774
Description: 470 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Book 1. John Brown's body --
Is Gideon quite sane? --
Front Royal --
Winchester --
The victor retreats --
Cross keys --
Port Republic --
Whence the conqueror --
The professor --
He has fought before --
Prelude to fame --
Book 2. Smile, Mr. Davis --
The dash to Richmond --
Strange failures --
The longest of all days --
Seven bloody days at an end --
The debut of General Pope --
The foot cavalry at a gallop --
Second Manassas --
Invasion! --
A time of leisure --
Massacre in December --
Book 3. Take heart, Mr. Lincoln --
A brief elegance --
Chancellorsville --
"My own men!" --
The departure --
Appendix : Jackson biography.

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This biography of the Civil War general "opens with Jackson presiding over the execution of John Brown after Harper's Ferry. It skips ahead to the Valley campaign where Jackson first showed his abilities, then retreats to his early life--and finally transcribes the events between his transfer to Richmond until his death at Chancellorville." Kirkus.

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