The Resource Calamity at Chancellorsville : the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, Mathew W. Lively., (ebook)

Calamity at Chancellorsville : the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, Mathew W. Lively., (ebook)

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Calamity at Chancellorsville : the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
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Calamity at Chancellorsville
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the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
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Mathew W. Lively.
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eng
Summary
Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac on one of the most daring flank marches in history. His surprise flank attack-launched with the five simple words "You can go forward, then"-collapsed a Union corps in one of the most stunning accomplishments of the war. Flushed with victory, Jackson decided to continue attacking into the night. He and members of his staff rode beyond the lines to scout the ground while his units reorganized. However, Southern soldiers mistook the riders for Union cavalry and opened fire, mortally wounding Jackson at the apogee of his military career. One of the rounds broke Jackson's left arm, which required amputation. A week later Old Jack was dead. This is the first full-length examination of Jackson's final days. Contrary to popular belief, eyewitnesses often disagreed regarding key facts of the events. Where was Jackson fatally wounded, and what road was he on when struck? If he wasn't wounded where history has recorded, then who delivered the fatal volley? How many times did he fall from the stretcher? What medical treatment did he receive? What type of amputation did Dr. Hunter McGuire perform? Did Jackson really utter his famous last words, "Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees?" What was the cause of his death? Author and physician Mathew W. Lively utilizes extensive primary source material and a firm understanding of the area to re-examine the gripping story of the final days of one of the Confederacy's greatest generals
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Midwest
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Lively, Mathew W
Dewey number
355.0092
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non fiction
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  • Jackson, Stonewall
  • Confederate States of America
  • Generals
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
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Calamity at Chancellorsville : the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, Mathew W. Lively., (ebook)
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9781611211399
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MWT12324547
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Calamity at Chancellorsville : the wounding and death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, Mathew W. Lively., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611211399
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12324547
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324547
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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