Gunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences Of William Thomas Poague by William Thomas PoagueGunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences Of William Thomas Poague by William Thomas Poague

Gunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences Of William Thomas Poague

byWilliam Thomas PoagueEditorMonroe F. CockrellIntroduction byBell Irvin Wiley

Paperback | October 1, 1998

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A Confederate artillery officer, William Thomas Poague fought in General “Stonewall” Jackson’s campaigns in the Shenandoah Valley and at Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, and elsewhere. After Jackson’s death, Poague remained in the Army of Northern Virginia. Gunner with Stonewall sheds light on a neglected aspect of the Civil War, the role of the artillery in combat.
The notebooks containing these memoirs were edited by Monroe F. Cockrell, an expert on the Confederacy and graduate of Virginia Military Institute, and first published in 1957. A new introduction by Robert K. Krick has been added for this Bison Books edition. Krick is the author of Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain and Conquering the...
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Title:Gunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences Of William Thomas PoagueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:201 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0803287534

ISBN - 13:9780803287532

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William Thomas Poague was a Confederate artillery officer in the American Civil War under General ‘Stonewall’ Jackson. Gunner with Stonewall: Reminiscences of William Thomas Poague is a collection of memoirs that delves into the experience of battles such as Shenandoah and Fredericksburg, providing historians with some useful, detailed information about the role of the artillery in battle.

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"A lively and useful ... source on the battles in the eastern theater and the Confederate commanders who fought them.... (Poague's memoirs) contain realistic accounts of army life, including some good soldier anecdotes, and revealing glimpses of Jackson, Lee, the two Hills, Longstreet, and other generals." -- American Historical Review