Stonewall Jackson : The Man, the Soldier, the Legend

Stonewall Jackson : The Man, the Soldier, the Legend

by Gale
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0028646851

ISBN-13: 9780028646855

Pub. Date: 03/01/1997

Publisher: Gale Group

The passage of time has only deepened the fascination & reverence for Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson. He ranks as among the greatest soldiers that America has produced. Jacksons early death in 1863 was the greatest personal loss suffered by the Confederacy & one that permanently crippled the wartime South. This biography is based on years of

Overview

The passage of time has only deepened the fascination & reverence for Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson. He ranks as among the greatest soldiers that America has produced. Jacksons early death in 1863 was the greatest personal loss suffered by the Confederacy & one that permanently crippled the wartime South. This biography is based on years of research into manuscripts, letters, newspapers, & other primary sources. It offers a complete portrait of Jackson, the brilliant military strategist & beloved General, but also of Jackson, the man of unyielding determination to conquer adversity, & deep religious convictions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028646855
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
762
Sales rank:
985,227
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.56(h) x 2.27(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix(10)
Acknowledgments xix(4)
List of Maps
xxiii
1. STRUGGLES OF AN ORPHAN
1(23)
2. COMING OF AGE AT WEST POINT
24(23)
3. MEXICO AND A HERO'S MANTLE
47(32)
4. HEALTH, BAPTISM AND CONTROVERSY
79(31)
5. ESTABLISHING ROOTS IN LEXINGTON
110(23)
6. GOD AND "DEAREST ELLIE"
133(27)
7. THE SEARCH FOR ONESELF
160(29)
8. HOME LIFE GIVES WAY TO WAR
160(29)
9. VIRGINIA DRILLMASTER
217(36)
10. EMERGENCE OF "STONEWALL"
253(31)
11. STORMY ROAD TO A RESIGNATION
284(39)
12. THE LESSONS OF KERNSTOWN
323(36)
13. "A CRAZY FOOL"
359(34)
14. ENCOURAGING HOPE
393(33)
15. VICTORY IN THE VALLEY
426(32)
16. FATIGUE
458(27)
17. DUTY
485(28)
18. RECOVERY AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN
513(35)
19. STONEWALL AT MANASSAS, PART 2
548(36)
20. DEATH AROUND A DUNKER CHURCH
584(40)
21. LEADING A CORPS
624(43)
22. PROBLEMS AND PLEASURES OF WINTER
667(34)
23. THE GREATEST MARCH
701(36)
24. CROSSING THE RIVER
737(17)
25. EPILOGUE
754(9)
Bibliography 763(26)
Notes 789(136)
Index 925

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