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Author Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, 1837-1864.

Title The bravest of the brave : the correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur / edited by George G. Kundahl ; foreword by Gary W. Gallagher
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 324 pages) : illustrations
Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Contents The formative years, 1837-1855 -- Wearing the military uniform of the United States : the West Point years and service as an army officer, 1855-1861 -- Confederate artillery officer, 1861-1862 -- Regimental commander, April-October 1862 -- Brigade commander (I), November 1862-October 1863 -- Brigade commander (II), November 1863-May 1864 -- Division commander, May-October 1864 -- Death and aftermath
Summary Stephen Dodson Ramseur (1837-1865) rose meteorically through the Confederate military ranks. He excelled in every assignment and was involved as a senior officer in many of the war's most important conflicts east of the Appalachians. His letters--over 180 of which are collected and transcribed here by George Kundahl--provide his incisive observations on these military events. At the same time, they offer rare insight into the personal opinions of a high-ranking Civil War officer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-316) and index
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Subject Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, 1837-1864 -- Correspondence.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Biographies.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Kundahl, George G., 1940-
LC no. 2009047819
ISBN 0807895709 (electronic bk.)
1469604027 (electronic bk.)
9780807895702 (electronic bk.)
9781469604022 (electronic bk.)