Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War :: G. F. R. (George Francis Robert) Henderson

Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War :: G. F. R. (George Francis Robert) Henderson soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Longmans, 1961, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Top edge dyed Red; Maps; Tables; Frontispiece; Maps in folder to the rear pastedown (3);

From the cover: This book has stood the test of use by the British Staff College and West Point Military Academy and has taken its place as one of the few classic biographies of modern times.

Stonewall Jackson developed into one of the great strategists of military history. From his first engagement in 1861, until he fell, mortally wounded, at Chancellorsville twenty-two months later, his brilliant exploits struck terror into the North; his strategy immobilized huge forces of the enemy and kept them on the defensive; he struck swiftly and decisively from the most unexpected and improbable quarters; with starved, ragged, barefoot troops he overwhelmed the immeasurably s…

Introduction by: Viscount Wolseley & Walter Bedell Smith

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges with a little light creasing to the margins. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxvi) 737 pages. Index. 9″ x 6″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Biography catalogue?

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