Burnside

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 514 pages
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Ambrose Burnside, the Union general, was a major player on the Civil War stage from the first clash at Bull Run until the final summer of the war. He led a corps or army during most of this time and played important roles in various theaters of the war. B

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A workmanlike biography of the amiable Union general that unconvincingly argues that Burnside's poor military reputation was largely an undeserved product of vicious military gossip and his own naive ... Read full review

Contents

The River
1
Armd Year Year of the Struggle
7
The Carolina Shore
41
My Maryland
95
Winter of Discontent
149
Chants of Ohio
217
Twice across the Cumberland
262
Again Virginias Summer Sky
342
The Undiscoverd Country
417
Notes
425
Bibliography
479
Sources and Acknowledgments
493
Index
495
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William Marvel's many books include Andersonville: The Last Depot and Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox (both from the University of North Carolina Press). He lives in South Conway, New Hampshire.

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