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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

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by G. F. R. Henderson, Ben Wynne (Introduction)
 

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In the great constellation of Confederate heroes, no star shone brighter than General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, the subject of G. F. R. Henderson's epic biography Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. For the South, Jackson was the greatest military icon of the early Civil War years and a larger-than-life legend. From 1861 to 1863, Jackson,

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In the great constellation of Confederate heroes, no star shone brighter than General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, the subject of G. F. R. Henderson's epic biography Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. For the South, Jackson was the greatest military icon of the early Civil War years and a larger-than-life legend. From 1861 to 1863, Jackson, in his determination and daring, seemed to personify the cause for which Southerners believed they were fighting, just as his death seemed to foreshadow the war's ultimate outcome.

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ISBN-13:
9780760779545
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/14/2006
Series:
Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
Pages:
952
Sales rank:
232,178
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.00(d)

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Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 43 reviews.
budman1948 More than 1 year ago
The most definitive biography of General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson to be written. Gives wonderful insight into the complete life of the General, not just the military side. The reader will gain a greater understanding of the reasons the southern states succeeded from the union and it was not slavery. Excellent details into the various battles that the General was in from the Mexican War and the Civil War. Wonderful description of his time at VMI as an instructor and how he studied Napoleon's tactics there. He was a compassionate man who was a very devout Christian, did not like to march or go into battle on Sundays. He was as devoted to his men as they were to him! An excellent and must read book for anyone interested in the American Civil War. I could not put the book down until I finished it. An absolutely must read book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A nicely written book. Most interesting account. Kinda wish the south would have won...States rights should be the rule...that way if one didn't like the rules, for instance in Illinois, New York, Jersey, Conn. California, etc...one could relocate to a more favorable environment, e.g. TX, MT, ID, AK etc...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
MUST READ!
coldharbor More than 1 year ago
This book although about Stonewall Jackson, is also a most accurate account of the War between the States. Written prior to the revisionist history of today, when the facts were still fresh on the minds of those who were there.
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Yt
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This is almost unreadable
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The best book ever
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