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The bravest of the brave : the correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur / edited by George G. Kundahl ; foreword by Gary W. Gallagher.

By: Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, 1837-1864.
Contributor(s): Kundahl, George G, 1940-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Civil War America (Series): Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 324 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780807895702; 0807895709; 9781469604022; 1469604027.Subject(s): Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence | Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Bravest of the brave.DDC classification: 973.7/82 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The formative years, 1837-1855 -- Wearing the military uniform of the United States : the West Point years and service as an army officer, 1855-1861 -- Confederate artillery officer, 1861-1862 -- Regimental commander, April-October 1862 -- Brigade commander (I), November 1862-October 1863 -- Brigade commander (II), November 1863-May 1864 -- Division commander, May-October 1864 -- Death and aftermath.
Summary: Stephen Dodson Ramseur (1837-1865) rose meteorically through the Confederate military ranks. He excelled in every assignment and was involved as a senior officer in many of the war's most important conflicts east of the Appalachians. His letters--over 180 of which are collected and transcribed here by George Kundahl--provide his incisive observations on these military events. At the same time, they offer rare insight into the personal opinions of a high-ranking Civil War officer.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-316) and index.

The formative years, 1837-1855 -- Wearing the military uniform of the United States : the West Point years and service as an army officer, 1855-1861 -- Confederate artillery officer, 1861-1862 -- Regimental commander, April-October 1862 -- Brigade commander (I), November 1862-October 1863 -- Brigade commander (II), November 1863-May 1864 -- Division commander, May-October 1864 -- Death and aftermath.

Stephen Dodson Ramseur (1837-1865) rose meteorically through the Confederate military ranks. He excelled in every assignment and was involved as a senior officer in many of the war's most important conflicts east of the Appalachians. His letters--over 180 of which are collected and transcribed here by George Kundahl--provide his incisive observations on these military events. At the same time, they offer rare insight into the personal opinions of a high-ranking Civil War officer.

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