General A. P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior by James I. Robertson, Robert H. Rhodes |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior

General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior

by James I. Robertson
     
 

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A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hill's role in Antietam,

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A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hill's role in Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and other battles. 8 pages of photographs.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307755346
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/11/2010
Series:
Vintage Civil War Library
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

James I. Robertson, Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of the Bruce Catton Award and the Freeman-Nevins Award, as well as other honors for teaching and research in Civil War history. A native of Danville, Virginia, Robertson teaches the largest Civil War history call in the world and is the author/editor of many books and more than one hundred fifty articles on the Civil War period. Among his publications are The Stonewall Brigade, Civil War Sites in Virginia, and Tenting Tonight: The Soldier’s Story.

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