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Richard S. Ewell: A Soldier's Life (Civil War America)

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General Richard Stoddert Ewell holds a unique place in the history of the Army of Northern Virginia. For four months Ewell was Stonewall Jackson's most trusted subordinate; when Jackson died, Ewell took command of the Second Corps, leading it at Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House.

In this biography, Donald Pfanz presents the most detailed portrait yet
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Paperback, 655 pages
Published February 26th 2007 by University of North Carolina Press (first published April 1998)
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Sep 04, 2016 Joseph Hofmann rated it liked it
Donald ain't his father, Harry. Nonetheless he is a good author and, although tedious at times, this is a fine addition to the CW enthusiasts library
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Aug 23, 2012 Joshua Horn rated it really liked it
A good biography of Ewell. My only quibble would me that Mr. Phanz has an very favorable of his subject. It's not really bad, just something to be aware of.
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man, ewell is incredibly strange. He looks just like a woodcock or some other kind of bird.
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