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Stonewall of the West

Patrick Cleburne and the Civil War (Modern War Studies)

by Craig L. Symonds

  • 73 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil war,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7762920M
    ISBN 100700609342
    ISBN 109780700609345
    OCLC/WorldCa35620397

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"Stonewall of the West" by Craig L. Symonds is a biography of the well-known, very accomplished and much admired Confederate general, Patrick Cleburne. The book is a comfortable read but not at all simplistic or wretchedly moral. It gives a poignant picture of a young immigrant and his personal "American journey".Cited by:   "Symonds has produced what may truly be the lasting biography of the so-called Stonewall of the West."--Atlanta History "A superb biography and the definitive book on Patrick Cleburne."--North & South "Every student of the Civil War needs to read this insightful account."--Blue & Gray Magazine "Should be in every Civil War collection."--Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Stonewall of the West book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. To Jefferson Davis, he was the Stonewall of the West; to Robe /5. Stonewall Jackson's death at the Battle of Chancellorsville is the great "what if" of the Civil War. In Stonewall Goes West, the fabled Jackson survives his wounding at Chancellorsville in to assume command of the South’s Army of Tennessee.

In a final bid to reverse the failing fortunes of the Confederacy, a maimed but unbowed General /5(89). To Jefferson Stonewall of the West book, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E. Lee, he was "a meteor shining from a clouded sky"; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer "ever alive to a success." He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, one of the greatest of all Confederate field commanders.

In Stonewall of the West, Craig Symonds offers the first full-scale critical biography of this compelling figure. "A highly readable work that provides insights into the dialogue between society, culture, and personality, on one side, and Civil War military leadership, on the other."Journal of American History "Symonds has produced what may Stonewall of the West book be the lasting biography of the so-called Stonewall of the West."Atlanta History "A superb biography and the definitive book on Patrick Cleburne."North & South 5/5(1).

The Forgotten 'Stonewall of the West' analyzes many of the major battles and campaigns of the Civil War in the West, including Shiloh, Corinth, and Vicksburg. Bowen's ingenuity, brilliance, and tactical expertise are discussed in context, thus revealing his uncanny ability to Brand: Mercer University Press.

In Stonewall of the West, Craig Symonds offers the first full-scale critical biography of this compelling figure. He explores all the sources of Cleburne's commitment to the Southern cause, his growth as a combat leader from Shiloh to Chickamauga, and his emergence as one of the Confederacy's most effective field commanders at Missionary Ridge, Ringgold Gap, and Pickett's Rating: % positive.

Irish-born Confederate General Patrick Cleburne earned the high accolade, ‘the Stonewall of the West.’ By John Wilson. From Shiloh to Franklin, on some of the worst battlefields of the Civil War, Irish-born Confederate General Patrick Cleburne could always be counted on to fearlessly rally his troops and stand his ground for his adopted Southland.

Forgotten Stonewall of the West book. Stonewall of the West book Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Parallels the lives of Bowen and Grant, and argues that Bo /5. Download full The Forgotten Stonewall Of The West Book or read online anytime anywhere, Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Forgotten “Stonewall of the West”: Major General John Stevens Bowen, by Phillip Thomas Tucker, Mercer University Press, Macon, Georgia, ()pages, $ Phillip Thomas Tucker has never been afraid of tackling subjects that. Buy a cheap copy of Stonewall of the West: Patrick Cleburne book by Craig L.

Symonds. To Jefferson Davis, he was the Stonewall of the West; to Robert E. Lee, he was a meteor shining from a clouded sky; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer Free shipping over $Cited by: To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E.

Lee, he was "a meteor shining from a clouded sky"; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer "ever alive to a success." He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, one of the greatest of all Confederate field commanders. An Irishman by birth, Cleburne emigrated to the United States in Stonewall of the West | To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). In Stonewall of the West, Craig Symonds offers the first full-scale critical biography of this compelling figure. He explores all the sources of Cleburne's commitment to the Southern cause, his growth as a combat leader from Shiloh to Chickamauga, and his emergence as one of the Confederacy's most effective field commanders at Missionary Ridge /5(1).

Stonewall of the West is a fine biography of Patrick Cleburne, who was arguably the best division commander in the Army of Tennessee. Craig L. Symonds brings us a balanced story of Cleburne’s life, from his youth in Ireland to his untimely death at.

Even though Jefferson Davis called him ``the Stonewall of the West,'' and Robert E. Lee described him as a ``meteor shining from a clouded sky,'' Cleburne, being foreign-born and an outspoken critic of ineffective officers (including his own commander), was often passed over for promotion.

The town was named after Irish-Arkansas general, Patrick Cleburne, known as the Stonewall of the West. After the Civil War, many soldiers who had loved and served under Cleburne found themselves on the wagon roads and cattle trails in this locale and they decided to name the new town in.

To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E. Lee, he was "a meteor shining from a clouded sky"; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer "ever alive to a success." He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, one of the greatest of all Confederate field commanders.

In Stonewall of the West, Craig Symonds offers the first full-scale critical biography of this compelling explores all the sources of Cleburne's commitment to the Southern cause, his growth as a combat leader from Shiloh to Chickamauga, and his emergence as one of the Confederacy's most effective field commanders at Missionary Ridge, Ringgold Gap, and Pickett's Mill.

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Stonewall Jackson's death at the Battle of Chancellorsville is the great "what if" of the Civil War. In "Stonewall Goes West," the fabled Jackson survives his wounding at Chancellorsville in to assume command of the South’s Army of Tennessee.5/5(1). I don't know if only Confederates are eligible for the title of "Stonewall of the West," but I would say the "Rock of Chickamauga" General Thomas certainly deserves consideration, not only for holding off the Confederates at Chickamauga while the rest of the Federals fled but for his decisive victory at Nashville.

As Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson were winning their smashing victory at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Virginia, another Confederate army triumphed even more decisively at the little known battle of Richmond, Ky., led in part by the man destined to be known as the “Stonewall of the West”: Gen.

Patrick Cleburne. A character in history will suddenly step right out of the past and demand a book. Generally people don't bother to speak to me unless there's a good chance that I'll take them on." Throughout almost four decades of writing about history, Jean Fritz has taken on plenty of people, starting with George Washington in The Cabin Faced West ( 5/5(2).

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To Jefferson Davis, he was the "Stonewall of the West"; to Robert E. Lee he was "a meteor shining from a clouded sky"; and to Braxton Bragg, he was an officer "ever alive to a success."He was Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, one of the greatest of all Confederate field commanders. In Stonewall of the West, Craig Symonds offers the first full-scale critical biography of this compelling figure.

In full they are the Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, the Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award, and the Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award.

Finalists have been designated fromand termed "Honor Books" from Ann Bausum writes about history for readers of all ages. Stonewall is her twelfth book and her first book for Viking. Ann has written frequently about social justice history in the United States, including the fight for women’s voting rights (With Courage and Cloth), the struggle for integrated interstate transportation in the South (Freedom Riders), and the Memphis, Tennessee, campaign 4/5(3).

What better way to commemorate the Stonewall Riots than by delving into some LGBTQ history. These nonfiction reads will get you up to speed on the lives, struggles, and achievements of. The Stonewall Riots, also called the Stonewall Uprising, took place on Jin New York City, after police raided the Stonewall Inn, a local gay club.

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Buy Stonewall of the West by Craig L. Symonds from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Stonewall of the West: The Life and Career of General Patrick Cleburne chronicles the life and career of the Stonewall of the West, analyzing his record in the war and assessing his legacy.

You will learn about General Cleburne like you never have before, in no time at all. ‎Before the great Republic of the West had completed a century of independent national existence, its political fabric was subjected to the strain of a terrible internecine war.

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The Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, are the first and most enduring awards for LGBTQIA+ books in the United States. Since they have recognized books of exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual.