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Carolina Cavalier: The Life and Mind of James Johnston Pettigrew

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Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew is best known as the unwavering leader of the North Carolina brigade in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. Before he ever donned a Confederate uniform, however, Pettigrew had already made his mark as a scientist, scholar, author, lawyer, and politician. This full-length biography of the man considered in his day as a beau ideal of th ...more
Paperback, 303 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Chronicles Press (first published July 1st 1990)
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Clyde Norman Wilson is professor of history emeritus from the University of South Carolina. He is a recipient of the Bostick Prize for Contributions to South Carolina Letters and of the first annual Randolph Society Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also the M.E. Bradford distinguished chair of the Abbeville Institute.

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