Gentleman and Soldier: A Biography of Wade Hampton III

A Biography of Wade Hampton III
 
 
Bison Books (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 1. Mai 2009
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 336 Seiten
978-0-8032-1354-8 (ISBN)
 
Edward G. Longacre has written twenty-three books on the Civil War. His book The Cavalry at Gettysburg, available in a Bison Books edition, won the Fletcher Pratt Award as the best book of Civil War nonfiction. He is also the author of Pickett, Leader of the Charge and Lee's Cavalrymen, a main selection of the History Book Club.
  • Englisch
  • Nebraska
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  • USA
University of Nebraska Press
  • Broschur/Paperback
26 images, 9 maps
  • Höhe: 226 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 23 mm
  • 476 gr
978-0-8032-1354-8 (9780803213548)
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Edward G. Longacre has written twenty-three books on the Civil War. His book <em>The Cavalry at Gettysburg</em> available in a Bison Books edition won the Fletcher Pratt Award as the best book of Civil War nonfiction. He is also the author of <em>Pickett Leader of the Charge and Lee's Cavalrymen</em> a main selection of the History Book Club.
AcknowledgmentsPreface1 - "I will sacrifice everything but principle and honor."2 - "The legion is to serve wherever ordered."3 - "In the face of the enemy"4 - "Remarkable for coolness, promptness, and . . . ability"5 - "Theirs was the sleepless watch and the . . . petite guerre."6 - "We have stirred up the Yankees greatly."7 - "A veritable god of war"8 - "Charge them, my brave boys!"9 - "A vast difference between the old and the new"10 - "I propose to fight!"11 - "Sherman can be destroyed."12 - "My reputation is the only thing that I have left."13 - "God bless all my people, black and white."NotesBibliographyIndex
"In Gentleman and Soldier, prolific Civil war historian Edward G. Longacre focuses on Confederate General Wade Hampton III's military career but also introduces his and his prominent Southern family's past. . . . highly recommended to those interested in the Civil War and South Carolina history."-Curled Up with a Good Book * Curled Up with a Good Book *

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