A Different Valor: The Story of General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A.

A Different Valor: The Story of General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A.

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ISBN-13: 9781787202511
Publisher: Golden Springs Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 462
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

DR. GILBERT EATON GOVAN (April 28, 1892 - July 1978) was a prominent local historian, editor, writer and librarian.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1892, he graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1911 and received his Doctor of Letters from the Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1959. He wrote book reviews for various local publications, including the Chattanooga Times, and joined the library of the University of Chattanooga in 1934, where he served until 1962. He was the Associate Editor for the Sewanee Review from 1914-1946.

His works include The Chattanooga Country 1540-1951: From Tomahawks to Tennessee Valley Authority (1952), which describes the experiences of the people of the Chattanooga region in the light of local, state and national events, and two books co-authored with Dr. Jams W. Livingood, University of Chattanooga, 60 Years (1947) and A Different Valor: The Story of General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A. (1956). He was also the co-editor of The Haskell Memoirs (1969) and contributor to many professional journals.

Dr. Govan died in 1978 aged 86.

DR. JAMES W. LIVINGOOD (July 5, 1910 - April 3, 2005) was a noted Civil War historian and author of many books and articles on local history.

Born in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, he spent his youth in southeastern Pennsylvania. He graduated from Gettysburg College in 1934 and received a Ph.D. in history in 1937 from Princeton University. He was an instructor in history at Princeton University and subsequently a faculty member at the University of Chattanooga from 1937-1975. He served there as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1937-1966 and dean of the University of Chattanooga from 1966-1969.

Dr. Livingood was a Guerry Professor of History, the highest award for faculty achievement at the University of Chattanooga.

He passed away in 2015 at the age of 94.

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