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Military memoirs of a Confederate.

Edward Porter Alexander

Military memoirs of a Confederate.

by Edward Porter Alexander

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • Confederate States of America -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWith a new introduction and notes by T. Harry Williams.
      SeriesCivil War centennial series
      ContributionsWilliams, T. Harry 1909- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470 .A373
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxli, 652 p.
      Number of Pages652
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL221296M
      LC Control Numbera 62008722
      OCLC/WorldCa467025

      This book was published in 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 : Da Capo Press. We, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, having been commissioned by the Confederate Veterans themselves, retain our responsibility and right to adhere to the founding principles of the United States of America remembering the bravery, defending the honor and protecting the memory of our beloved Confederate Veterans, which includes their memorials, images, .

      Military memoirs of a Confederate by Edward Porter Alexander; 6 editions; Subjects: Accessible book, Campaigns, Confederate Personal narratives, Confederate States of America, History, Military History, United States Civil War, ; Places: Confederate States of America, United States; People: Edward Porter Alexander (); Times: Civil War, . military memoirs of a confederate Edward Porter Alexander In what is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate firsthand general accounts of the American Civil War, General Alexander is willing to objectively evaluate and criticize prominent Confederate officers, resulting in a rare, clear-eyed assessment of the.

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This book is often hailed as one of the best forensic analyses of the various Confederate campaigns and battles and to a point it is. The issue is really one of the bias of the author and I suppose that isto be Military memoirs of a Confederate. book, but other such memoirs of the civil war such as Longstreets or Chamberlin don't seem to be quite as blatant/5().

Military Memoirs of a Confederate book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Porter Alexander (), served for the Conf /5. Praise for Military Memoirs of a Confederate “ altogether the best critique of the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia.” — Douglas Southall Freeman Edward Porter Alexander () was a military engineer, planter, railroad executive and author.

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This significant memoir remained unpublished for 80 years before the manuscript was discovered, assembled and edited. A revealing and sometimes dramatic “private” version of his reminiscences, it stands as a valuable companion to Alexander’s earlier Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative.

The two complement each other. The memoirs of Lieutenant-General James Longstreet contains much of historical interest. He provides a personal account of the progress of the Civil War, plus a wealth of anecdotes about Robert E Lee and his officers.

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Originally published inMilitary Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative is a general's first-hand account of the American Civil War. It gives a clear-eyed assessment of the long, bloody conflict that forged a nation. It provides a critical analysis of many of the major battles of the Civil War, highlighting the good plays and the bad, the moves that Reviews: 1.

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First published inMilitary Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War.

Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter “Lost Cause” theories to explain the South’s defeat. First published inMilitary Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War.

Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter "Lost Cause" theories to explain the South's defeat.

MILITARY MEMOIRS OF A CONFEDERATE A CRITICAL NARRATIVE By General Edward Porter Alexander, CSA Brigadier General in the Confederate Army, Chief of Artillery, Longstreet’s Corps With Sketch Maps by the Author MINT CONDITION This is a new, unread, pristine-condition book.

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