The Gallant Dead

The Gallant Dead

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by Derek Smith
     
 

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Covers the deaths of 124 generals, including Stonewall Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnston, Jeb Stuart, James B. McPherson, John Reynolds, and numerous othersOver 400 Confederate and 580 Union soldiers rose to the rank of general in the Civil War. Of them, more than 1 in 10 would die, an astounding 124 in all 78 for the South and 46 for the North. Weaving their stories

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Covers the deaths of 124 generals, including Stonewall Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnston, Jeb Stuart, James B. McPherson, John Reynolds, and numerous othersOver 400 Confederate and 580 Union soldiers rose to the rank of general in the Civil War. Of them, more than 1 in 10 would die, an astounding 124 in all 78 for the South and 46 for the North. Weaving their stories into a seamless narrative of the entire war, Smith paints a fascinating and often moving portrait of the final moments of some of the finest American warriors who have ever lived.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811701327
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
840,721
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.33(d)

Meet the Author

Derek Smith is a journalist and the author of several Civil War books, including The Gallant Dead and In the Lion’s Mouth. A native of Bishopville, South Carolina, he lives in Williamsville, New York.

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