The Resource The commanders of Chancellorsville : the gentleman versus the rogue, Edward G. Longacre, (ebook)

The commanders of Chancellorsville : the gentleman versus the rogue, Edward G. Longacre, (ebook)

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The commanders of Chancellorsville : the gentleman versus the rogue
Title
The commanders of Chancellorsville
Title remainder
the gentleman versus the rogue
Statement of responsibility
Edward G. Longacre
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eng
Summary
As equally matched in skill as they were opposite in personality, the brash Union Gen. Joseph Hooker boasted of a sure defeat of the reserved Gen. Robert E. Lee. "I've got Robert E. Lee right where I want him, and even God Himself cannot stop me from destroying him," Boasted Hooker. Yet the battle of Chancellorsville stands as Lee's greatest triumph.The story of the two generals has never been explored as it is here. "Fighting Joe" Hooker was brilliant, but also profane, bombastic, and his army so undisciplined that their pursuit of camp "followers" spawned the modern euphemism for prostitute. Robert E. Lee, equally gifted was known as the definitive devout, self-controlled Southern gentleman, leading an army that was exhausted, underfed, and outmanned. Chancellorsville stands not just as a pivotal battle of the Civil War but as the personal war between two warriors - stalking, striking, and counter-striking their way to ultimate victory or defeat
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Midwest
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1946-
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Longacre, Edward G.
Dewey number
973.7/33
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lee, Robert E.
  • Hooker, Joseph
  • Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
  • Generals
  • Generals
  • Strategy
  • Command of troops
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adult
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The commanders of Chancellorsville : the gentleman versus the rogue, Edward G. Longacre, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781418553982
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12148905
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remote
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12148905
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MWT12148905
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The commanders of Chancellorsville : the gentleman versus the rogue, Edward G. Longacre, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781418553982
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12148905
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148905
System control number
MWT12148905
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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