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The Resource Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War, Edward B. Williams

Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War, Edward B. Williams

Label
Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War
Title
Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Edward B. Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Of the many infantry brigades in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, John Bell Hood's Texas Brigade earned the reputation as perhaps the premier unit. This volume chronicles the brigade from its formation through postwar commemorations, providing a soldier's-eye view of the daring and bravery of this remarkable unit"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Edward B
Dewey number
973.7/464
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E580.4.T4
LC item number
W55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Confederate States of America
  • Texas
  • United States
  • United States
  • Hood, John Bell
  • Hood, John Bell
  • Confederate States of America
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Military campaigns
  • Regimental histories
  • Texas
  • United States
Label
Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War, Edward B. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "an example of daring and bravery" -- "You have treated me most shamefully" : Texas leaves the federal union -- "We were in earnest, terribly so" : on to Richmond, Texas style -- "It is astonishing how such a splendid spirt was so long maintained" : an anatomy of the brigade -- "Those Texans are number one men" : from the Potomac to the Peninsula, July 1861-June 1862 -- "Soldiers indeed" : the 4th Texas and 18th Georgia at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862 -- "The 5th Texas Regiment was a flame of terror" : the 5th Texas at Second Manassas, Virginia, August 29-30, 1862 -- "They fought bravely, and unflinchingly faced a terrible hail of bullets and artillery" : the 1st Texas at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 16-17, 1862 -- "As ... invited guests ... to witness that grand ... panorama of splendid murder" : Fredricksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862 -- "O, my, ain't we in it? We just swim in bacon" : campaigners and commissaries on the Nansemond, spring 1863 -- "These men were tried and seasoned soldiers ... yet they were not made of iron" : the Pennsylvania campaign, June-July 1863 -- The meanest, most unsatisfactory place I struck during the whole war" : Operation "Westward Ho" to Chickamauga, September 1863 -- "We had been detached from home ... family, Virginia and from Lee to go down to Tennessee" : Chattanooga to Knoxville, September-December 1863 -- "Oh! Carry me back to ole Virginny" : the brigade's tortuous road home, December 1863-April 1864 -- "Texas Brigade! The eyes of General Lee are upon you!" : the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864 -- "The most painful and excruciating scenes of suffering and death" : Spotsylvania Court House to Cold Harbor, May 8-June 3, 1864 -- "No troops ... fought us with more bravery than did those negroes" : James River to Forts Harrison and Gilmer, June-September 1864 -- "The Texas Brigade is always ready" : Darbytown Road to Five Forks, October 7, 1864-March 30, 1865 -- "From first to last the most dependable brigade of the Army of Northern Virginia" : retreat to Appomattox, April 2-April 9, 1865 -- The Texas Brigade ... the most renowned of all" : advance into legend, April 12, 1865, and beyond -- Epilogue: "home at last" : Captain Ike N.M. Turner, Co. K, 5th Texas, comes home to Texas, 1995
Control code
ocn761369334
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780786468607
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761369334
  • (Sirsi) a1803948
Label
Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War, Edward B. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "an example of daring and bravery" -- "You have treated me most shamefully" : Texas leaves the federal union -- "We were in earnest, terribly so" : on to Richmond, Texas style -- "It is astonishing how such a splendid spirt was so long maintained" : an anatomy of the brigade -- "Those Texans are number one men" : from the Potomac to the Peninsula, July 1861-June 1862 -- "Soldiers indeed" : the 4th Texas and 18th Georgia at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862 -- "The 5th Texas Regiment was a flame of terror" : the 5th Texas at Second Manassas, Virginia, August 29-30, 1862 -- "They fought bravely, and unflinchingly faced a terrible hail of bullets and artillery" : the 1st Texas at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 16-17, 1862 -- "As ... invited guests ... to witness that grand ... panorama of splendid murder" : Fredricksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862 -- "O, my, ain't we in it? We just swim in bacon" : campaigners and commissaries on the Nansemond, spring 1863 -- "These men were tried and seasoned soldiers ... yet they were not made of iron" : the Pennsylvania campaign, June-July 1863 -- The meanest, most unsatisfactory place I struck during the whole war" : Operation "Westward Ho" to Chickamauga, September 1863 -- "We had been detached from home ... family, Virginia and from Lee to go down to Tennessee" : Chattanooga to Knoxville, September-December 1863 -- "Oh! Carry me back to ole Virginny" : the brigade's tortuous road home, December 1863-April 1864 -- "Texas Brigade! The eyes of General Lee are upon you!" : the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864 -- "The most painful and excruciating scenes of suffering and death" : Spotsylvania Court House to Cold Harbor, May 8-June 3, 1864 -- "No troops ... fought us with more bravery than did those negroes" : James River to Forts Harrison and Gilmer, June-September 1864 -- "The Texas Brigade is always ready" : Darbytown Road to Five Forks, October 7, 1864-March 30, 1865 -- "From first to last the most dependable brigade of the Army of Northern Virginia" : retreat to Appomattox, April 2-April 9, 1865 -- The Texas Brigade ... the most renowned of all" : advance into legend, April 12, 1865, and beyond -- Epilogue: "home at last" : Captain Ike N.M. Turner, Co. K, 5th Texas, comes home to Texas, 1995
Control code
ocn761369334
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780786468607
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761369334
  • (Sirsi) a1803948

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