Military Memoirs Of A Confederate: MILITARY MEMOIRS OF A CONFEDER

Paperback | March 22, 1993

byEdward Porter Alexander, Gary W. Gallagher

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General Edward Porter Alexander was the master gunner of the Confederacy, and undeniably one of the great American artillerists. He was involved in nearly all of the great battles of the East, from First Manassas through Appomattox; on the second day at Gettysburg, Alexander's battalion executed one of the greatest artillery charges of the war; Longstreet relied upon him for reconnaissance, and Stonewall Jackson wanted him made an infantry general.

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This book was published in 1907 and immediately recognized as a classic. Unlike 'Fighting for the Confederacy, ' which was based largely on Alexander's own recollections, 'Military Memoirs of a Confederate' relies on a vast amount of research. It is undoubtedly the most accurate and most important first-hand general history of the Civi...

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General Edward Porter Alexander was the master gunner of the Confederacy, and undeniably one of the great American artillerists. He was involved in nearly all of the great battles of the East, from First Manassas through Appomattox; on the second day at Gettysburg, Alexander's battalion executed one of the greatest artillery charges of...

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This book was published in 1907 and immediately recognized as a classic. Unlike 'Fighting for the Confederacy, ' which was based largely on Alexander's own recollections, 'Military Memoirs of a Confederate' relies on a vast amount of research. It is undoubtedly the most accurate and most important first-hand general history of the Civi...

Gary W Gallagher is a civil war historian with a special interest in the military aspects of the war. He is the author or co-author of several books including Lee and His Generals in War and Memory and The Confederate War. He has also served as President of the Association of Preservation of Civil War sites. He is a professor of histor...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 1.42 inPublished:March 22, 1993Publisher:Da Capo Books

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ISBN - 10:030680509X

ISBN - 13:9780306805097

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This book was published in 1907 and immediately recognized as a classic. Unlike 'Fighting for the Confederacy, ' which was based largely on Alexander's own recollections, 'Military Memoirs of a Confederate' relies on a vast amount of research. It is undoubtedly the most accurate and most important first-hand general history of the Civil War.