Stonewall Jackson

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Stonewall Jackson: a military biography

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781290158084
  • Publisher: Hard Press Editions
  • Publication date: 1/10/2012
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.98 (d)

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under the Federal sway again, and then, uniting with the columns in Kentucky and the Mississippi Valley, penetrate to the heart of the Confederacy, and dictate terms at Montgomery where it had originated. It remained to be seen whether the able soldiers in command of the Confederate forces would permit this plan of operations to be carried out. The question of the time necessary to subdue the Southern movement upon which Lieutenant-General Scott and the editors differed so widely was, after all, to be decided by Johnston and Beauregard. CHAPTER VI. THE VALLEY. The Valley of the Shenandoah, where Jackson's most celebrated military movements took place, is that portion of Virginia lying between the Blue Ridge and North Mountains, and extending from the headwaters of the Shenandoah near Staun- ton to the Potomac. The region has been called with propriety the " Garden of Virginia ; " and a Southern writer, in a rapture of admiration at its beauties of field and forest, mountain and river, describes it as a veritable Arcadia, realizing the most fanciful dreams of the elder poets. In the last century we find an English traveller, Burnaby, revelling in animated pictures of the splendid landscape which he looked upon from a spur of the Blue Ridge: the pellucid waters of the Shenandoah, skirted by tall trees, with drooping foliage, the chamoedaphnes in full bloom, and burdening the air with fragrance; the mighty forests and smiling fields; the delicious climate ; and the Eden-like happiness of those who, far from the bustle, the cares, and the anxieties of the worn-out- world of Europe, here lived, in the midst of a lovely land, a life of freedom and tranquillity unknown to princes.This beautiful and fruitful region was worthy of protection for its own sake, for its pat...
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