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They called him Stonewall a life of Lt. General T.J. Jackson, C.S.A. by Burke Davis

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Published by Burford Books in Short Hill, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America

Subjects:

  • Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863,
  • Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography,
  • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBurke Davis.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE467.1.J15 D27 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL36140M
ISBN 101580800297
LC Control Number99021661

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but before he proved himself, they called him ""Tom Fool"" and the ""Lemon Squeezer""- and Burke Davis' biography points out both the genius of the general and the eccentricities of the man-the former which is so overwhelmingly to outweigh the latter. The narrative opens with Jackson presiding over the execution of John Brown after Harper's Ferry.   One has to remember however that this book was first published in , a time when the cult of the lost cause was still very much alive and kicking. This is a prime example of civil war literature of that era. Davis actually shows a good deal of courage in that he did criticize the mighty Stonewall at all/5(5). Get this from a library! They called him Stonewall.. [Burke Davis] -- Lt. General T.J. "Stonewall" Jackson was once one of the most brilliant and enigmatic figures in the Civil War. He was a brilliant military strategist, peculiar and perfect, fearless in battle but. They Called Him Stonewall: A Life of Lieutenant General T. J. Jackson, CSA Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(44).

Acceptable. They Called Him Stonewall: A Life of Lt. General TJ Jackson, CSA. This is a hard cover book: Used - Acceptable: All pages and the cover are intact, but shrink wrap, dust covers, or boxed set case may be missing. Pages may include limited notes, highlighting, or minor water damage but the text is readable. Item may be missing bundled 4/5(). They Called Him Stonewall: A Life of Lt. General TJ Jackson, CSA by Davis, Burke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ‎ The New York Times –bestselling biography of the South’s most brilliant and audacious military commander: “Completely fascinating” (Kirkus Reviews). With the exception of Robert E. Lee, no Confederate general was more feared or admired than Thomas “Stonewall” Jac.   Based on a wealth of first-person sources, including Jackson’s private papers and correspondences, and the memoirs of family, friends, and colleagues, They Called Him Stonewall is a masterful portrait of the man behind the myth.4/5.