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The Letters of General Richard S. Ewell Stonewall’s Successor / edited by Donald C. Pfanz.

Author/Creator:
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872.
Standardized Title:
Correspondence
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 2012.
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
Series:
Voices of the Civil War
Voices of the Civil War
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (481 p.)
Subjects:
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
Generals -- United States -- Correspondence.
United States -- History, Military -- 19th century -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872 -- Correspondence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"The Letters of General Richard S. Ewell provide a sweeping view of the nineteenth century. Such chronological breadth makes this volume truly exceptional and important. Through Ewell's eyes we see the many worlds of an American people at war. His thoughtful observations, biting wit, and ironic disposition offer readers a chance to rethink the paper-thin generalizations of Ewell as a quirky neurotic who simply crumbled under the legacy of Stonewall Jackson." -from the foreword by Peter S. CarmichaelRichard S. Ewell was one of only six lieutenant generals to serve in Lee's Army of
Contents:
Contents; Foreword - Peter S. Carmichael, Series Editor; Preface; Abbreviations; Letter Sources; Introduction; Ewell Family Chart; 1. West Point, 1836-1840; 2. Dragoon in Training, 1840-1846; 3. The Mexican War, 1846-1848; 4. Back East, 1849-1850; 5. New Mexico, 1852-1857; 6. Arizona, 1858-1861; 7. The War Begins, 1861-1862; 8. Fighting under Stonewall, 1862-1863; 9. Corps Command, 1863-1864; 10. Defender of Richmond, 1864-1865; 11. Prisoner of War, 1865; 12. Gentleman Farmer, 1865-1872; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Pfanz, Donald.
ISBN:
1-283-69207-4
1-57233-929-2
OCLC:
815429397
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