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Inventing Stonewall Jackson: A Civil War Hero in History and Memory

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Historians' attempts to understand legendary Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson have proved uneven at best and often contentious. An occasionally enigmatic and eccentric college professor before the Civil War, Jackson died midway through the conflict, leaving behind no memoirs and relatively few surviving letters or documents. In Inventing Stonewall Jackson, ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published May 6th 2011 by Louisiana State University Press (first published May 1st 2011)
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A well-researched, academic analysis of how Jackson's image was formed, mostly after his death, through the writings of his wife, associates, and other biographers.
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