Courage in the Death of Stonewall Jackson

Courage in the Death of Stonewall Jackson

by Lucy Booker Roper

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Overview

The book centers on the spiritual side of Jackson and how his faith helped him face death with courage. A historian's account of Jackson's last battle is given, the battle in which he was mortally wounded, Chancellorsville. Primary resources then describe the reaction in the local area, the Confederacy, and in the Union army via a newspaper account of Jackson's death, diary entries from the cadets at the Virginia Military Institute, and even a letter written by a Union soldier. There is a rare picture of Thomas J. Jackson at twenty-four years of age, a picture of one of the young diarists, a picture of the mourners around Jackson's grave, and pictures of VMI cadets around his grave. The book concludes with an analysis by a Virginia theologian and historian of Jackson's Christian faith.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014795739
Publisher: Gary L Roper
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 504 KB

About the Author

Lucy Booker Roper is a former history teacher and an is considered among her peers as fine academic historian.

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