Cover image for Confederate general R.S. Ewell : Robert E. Lee's hesitant commander
Title:
Confederate general R.S. Ewell : Robert E. Lee's hesitant commander
Author:
Casdorph, Paul D.
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Publication Information:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xii, 474 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Beginnings -- Dragoon -- Indian fighter -- Fort Buchanan -- The lost order -- "All yelling, all running" -- In front of Richmond -- Jackson's man -- "What! old Ewell is going to marry the pretty woman" -- The march north -- Paralyzed with indecision -- "Poor Ewell, a cripple" -- "Laid on the shelf" -- The last march -- "Not my will, but Thine be done".
ISBN:
9780813123059
Format :
Book

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Casdorph offers a fresh portrait of a major figure in the Confederate war effort, giving insights into Ewell's life and career, along with descriptions of key battles. He also discusses the enduring question of why Lee selected Ewell as one of his chief commanders in the Pennsylvania campaign.