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The Resource "Stonewall Jackson" : the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Markinfield Addey

"Stonewall Jackson" : the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Markinfield Addey

Label
"Stonewall Jackson" : the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Title
"Stonewall Jackson"
Title remainder
the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Statement of responsibility
Markinfield Addey
Title variation
Life and military career of Stonewall Jackson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Stonewall" Jackson has been considered by military authorities to be one of the most brilliant commanders of his time. He had a skillful, though sometimes peculiar, style of fighting that could turn the tide of a battle in the Confederate favor and avoid disastrous defeat
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Cataloging source
REDDC
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Addey, Markinfield
Dewey number
973.73092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E467.1.J14
LC item number
A319 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Jackson, Stonewall
  • United States
  • Jackson, Stonewall
  • HISTORY
  • United States / General
  • HISTORY
  • United States
Label
"Stonewall Jackson" : the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Markinfield Addey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "As published in 1863."
  • Originally published: "Stonewall Jackson":the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Lieutenant-General in the Confederate army. New York: C.T. Evans ; Chicago: J.R. Walker, 1863
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LIFE AND MILITARY CAREER OF THOMAS JACKSON -- PREFACE -- CONTENTS. -- CHAPTER I. -- BEFORE THE REBELLION. -- His Military Career an Episode in the History of the Rebellion -- Compared with the Puritan Leaders of England -- Resemblance to Havelock -- Northern Appreciation of his Gallantry -- Birth and Parentage -- Becomes a Student at West-Point -- Slow at Study -- Futile Attempt to play the Flute -- Specimens of Eccentricities -- Graduates -- Class-Mates -- Enters the Army -- Proceeds to Mexico -- Promoted for his Bravery -- Instances of Gallantry -- Retires from the Army
  • Becomes Professor of Mathematics at Lexington, Va. -- Escapes Assassination -- Married -- Becomes a Widower -- Married a Second Time -- CHAPTER II. -- THE UPPER POTOMAC . -- Jackson resigns his Professorship and joins the Confederate Army -- Becomes a Colonel -- Joins Johnston's Forces on the Upper Potomac -- Rebel Evacuation of Harper's Ferry -- Scenes of Devastation -- Encounter with Patterson at Falling Waters -- Jackson's First Display of Strategetic Ability -- Johnston eludes Patterson and joins Beauregard -- Jackson made a Brigadier-General. -- CHAPTER III. -- THE BATTLE OF BULLRUN
  • Jackson's Position at the Opening of the Battle -- His Timely Appearance upon the Principal Scene -- Origin of the Sobriquet "Stonewall" -- Description of the Main Battle-Ground -- Desperate Position of the Confederates -- Terrible Conflicts between the Opposing Forcess -- Gallantry of Jackson's Brigade -- The Federals finally Repulsed -- They become Panic-Stricken -- Reasons why they were not Pursued by the Rebels -- Beauregard's Official Remarks on Jackson's Heroism -- His Appearance on the Field of Battle. -- CHAPTER IV. -- WINTER CAMPAIGN ON THE UPPER POTOMAC. -- Lull in Military Proceedings
  • Jackson placed in Command on the Upper Potomac -- March to Hancock -- Severity of the Weather and Suffering of the Troops -- Skirmish at Bath -- Engagement at Hancock -- Results of the Expedition -- Jackson's Energy as a Commander -- His Endurance of Fatigue -- Illustrations of his Piety. -- CHAPTER V. -- THE BATTLE OF WINCHESTER . -- Jackson retires from the Upper Potomac -- Skirmish at Blue's Gap -- Encounter at Blooming Gap -- Death of General Lander -- Harper's Ferry reoccupied by the Federals -- Advance of General Banks to Winchester -- Skirmishes before the Battle
  • Country around Winchester -- Opening of the Engagement -- Terrific Conflict near a Stone Wall -- The Confederates finally repulsed -- Numbers and Losses of the Combatants. -- CHAPTER VI. -- CAMPAIGN IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH -- RETREAT OF GENERAL BANKS. -- Retreat of Jackson up the Valley -- Federal Plans to capture him -- Battle of McDowell -- Compels Banks to retreat -- Battle of Front Royal -- Alarm of General Banks at Strasburgh -- He commences a rapid Retreat -- Disasters by the Way -- Exciting Scenes in Winchester -- Second Battle of Winchester
Control code
70736142
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (i, 241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781582183510
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70736142
Label
"Stonewall Jackson" : the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Markinfield Addey
Publication
Note
  • "As published in 1863."
  • Originally published: "Stonewall Jackson":the life and military career of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Lieutenant-General in the Confederate army. New York: C.T. Evans ; Chicago: J.R. Walker, 1863
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LIFE AND MILITARY CAREER OF THOMAS JACKSON -- PREFACE -- CONTENTS. -- CHAPTER I. -- BEFORE THE REBELLION. -- His Military Career an Episode in the History of the Rebellion -- Compared with the Puritan Leaders of England -- Resemblance to Havelock -- Northern Appreciation of his Gallantry -- Birth and Parentage -- Becomes a Student at West-Point -- Slow at Study -- Futile Attempt to play the Flute -- Specimens of Eccentricities -- Graduates -- Class-Mates -- Enters the Army -- Proceeds to Mexico -- Promoted for his Bravery -- Instances of Gallantry -- Retires from the Army
  • Becomes Professor of Mathematics at Lexington, Va. -- Escapes Assassination -- Married -- Becomes a Widower -- Married a Second Time -- CHAPTER II. -- THE UPPER POTOMAC . -- Jackson resigns his Professorship and joins the Confederate Army -- Becomes a Colonel -- Joins Johnston's Forces on the Upper Potomac -- Rebel Evacuation of Harper's Ferry -- Scenes of Devastation -- Encounter with Patterson at Falling Waters -- Jackson's First Display of Strategetic Ability -- Johnston eludes Patterson and joins Beauregard -- Jackson made a Brigadier-General. -- CHAPTER III. -- THE BATTLE OF BULLRUN
  • Jackson's Position at the Opening of the Battle -- His Timely Appearance upon the Principal Scene -- Origin of the Sobriquet "Stonewall" -- Description of the Main Battle-Ground -- Desperate Position of the Confederates -- Terrible Conflicts between the Opposing Forcess -- Gallantry of Jackson's Brigade -- The Federals finally Repulsed -- They become Panic-Stricken -- Reasons why they were not Pursued by the Rebels -- Beauregard's Official Remarks on Jackson's Heroism -- His Appearance on the Field of Battle. -- CHAPTER IV. -- WINTER CAMPAIGN ON THE UPPER POTOMAC. -- Lull in Military Proceedings
  • Jackson placed in Command on the Upper Potomac -- March to Hancock -- Severity of the Weather and Suffering of the Troops -- Skirmish at Bath -- Engagement at Hancock -- Results of the Expedition -- Jackson's Energy as a Commander -- His Endurance of Fatigue -- Illustrations of his Piety. -- CHAPTER V. -- THE BATTLE OF WINCHESTER . -- Jackson retires from the Upper Potomac -- Skirmish at Blue's Gap -- Encounter at Blooming Gap -- Death of General Lander -- Harper's Ferry reoccupied by the Federals -- Advance of General Banks to Winchester -- Skirmishes before the Battle
  • Country around Winchester -- Opening of the Engagement -- Terrific Conflict near a Stone Wall -- The Confederates finally repulsed -- Numbers and Losses of the Combatants. -- CHAPTER VI. -- CAMPAIGN IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH -- RETREAT OF GENERAL BANKS. -- Retreat of Jackson up the Valley -- Federal Plans to capture him -- Battle of McDowell -- Compels Banks to retreat -- Battle of Front Royal -- Alarm of General Banks at Strasburgh -- He commences a rapid Retreat -- Disasters by the Way -- Exciting Scenes in Winchester -- Second Battle of Winchester
Control code
70736142
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (i, 241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781582183510
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70736142

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