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Searching for Stonewall Jackson : a quest for legacy in a divided America

Author: Ben Cleary
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Historian Ben Cleary takes readers beyond the legend of Stonewall Jackson and directly onto the Civil War battlefields on which he fought, and where a country once again finds itself at a crossroads"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Stonewall Jackson; Stonewall Jackson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Cleary
ISBN: 9781455535798 1455535796
OCLC Number: 1105988217
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The soundtrack of southern victory --
After the battle --
"All things work together ..." --
Fearful odds --
Icicles of blood --
An insubordinate frenzy --
A dazzling glimpse --
Following the footsteps --
Spirits of the place --
"God blessed our arms ..." --
An unconscious poet --
A talent for retreat --
The lion's mouth --
A lost battlefield --
The dead thick as blackbirds --
Their backs to the mountain --
The tired man --
Men falling continually --
Bloody ground --
The prize within their reach --
A melancholy field --
Leaving Richmond --
Jackson is with you! --
A strange, mysterious splendor --
A trail of cemeteries --
A brief pursuit --
The fortunes of war --
The most deadly fire --
The certainty of death --
Pain and happiness --
War so terrible --
A piece of gold braid --
Moss neck and belvoir --
The fallen sword --
"Let us cross over the river ..."
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