The Resource The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson, (electronic resource)

The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson, (electronic resource)

Label
The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow
Title
The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of nineteenth-century America's most controversial military figures, Gideon Johnson Pillow gained notoriety early in the Civil War for turning an apparent Confederate victory at Fort Donelson into an ignominious defeat. Dismissed by contemporaries and historians alike as a political general with dangerous aspirations, his famous failures have overshadowed the tremendous energy, rare talent, and great organizational skills that also marked his career. In this exhaustive biography, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer Jr. look beyond conventional historical inte
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
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Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs
Dewey number
  • 973.7/42092
  • 973.742092
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E467.1.P63
LC item number
H84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stonesifer, Roy P
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Pillow, Gideon Johnson
Label
The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-439) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
A Jacksonian tradition -- A friend indeed -- Tennessee's own son -- Hurra for Pa -- Hero of Chapultepec -- Leonidas -- Making good Democratic music -- Palace of fire -- The provisional Army of Tennessee -- To aid our friends in Missouri -- A plunge into the forest -- I will die first -- Is this right? -- A place he so exactly fits -- I only want a respectable command -- A bitter cup -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: And afterward -- Appendix 2: Some of Gideon J. Pillow's staff officers
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (481 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283282321
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000048634
  • (EBL)772834
  • (OCoLC)753480559
  • (SSID)ssj0000538558
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11339899
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000538558
  • (PQKBWorkID)10559815
  • (PQKB)10065579
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC772834
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse18429
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000048634
Label
The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-439) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
A Jacksonian tradition -- A friend indeed -- Tennessee's own son -- Hurra for Pa -- Hero of Chapultepec -- Leonidas -- Making good Democratic music -- Palace of fire -- The provisional Army of Tennessee -- To aid our friends in Missouri -- A plunge into the forest -- I will die first -- Is this right? -- A place he so exactly fits -- I only want a respectable command -- A bitter cup -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: And afterward -- Appendix 2: Some of Gideon J. Pillow's staff officers
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (481 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283282321
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000048634
  • (EBL)772834
  • (OCoLC)753480559
  • (SSID)ssj0000538558
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11339899
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000538558
  • (PQKBWorkID)10559815
  • (PQKB)10065579
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC772834
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse18429
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000048634

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