Burke Davis on the Civil War: The Long Surrender, Sherman's March, To Appomattox, and They Called Him Stonewall by Burke Davis

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Burke Davis on the Civil War: The Long Surrender, Sherman's March, To Appomattox, and They Called Him Stonewall

'Praise for The Long Surrender “Burke Davis, the fine chronicler of the Confederacy, tells the story of a little-known aspect of the Civil War and handles it with an eye for narrative detail that turns history into storytelling.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Burke Davis has contributed a worthy addition to the literature of the war, and done so with all the reportorial and interpretive skills we’ve come to expect from him.” —The Washington Post Book World    Praise for Sherman’s March “The rich details in Mr. Davis’s book are bound to startle and inform even students of Civil War literature.” —The New York Times   “What gives the narrative its unusual richness is the author’s collation of hundreds of eyewitness accounts. . . . The actions are described in the words, often picturesque and often eloquent, of those who were there. . . . Mr. Davis intercuts these scenes with close-ups of the chief actors in this nightmarish drama, and he also manages to give us a coherent historical account of the whole episode.” —The New Yorker  Praise for To Appomattox “Impressively dramatic.” —The Times (London)   “A vivid narrative . . . wholeheartedly recommended.” —The New York Times  Praise for They Called Him Stonewall “Splendid, exciting reading. It is historical reporting at its best.” —The News Leader (Richmond)   “Intensely interesting. For the first time Jackson emerges as a person, something more than a heroic plaster figure.” —Saturday Review  '
'Praise for The Long Surrender “Burke Davis, the fine chronicler of the Confederacy, tells the story of a little-known aspect of the Civil War and handles it with an eye for narrative detail that turns history into storytelling.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Burke Davis has contributed a worthy addition to the literature of the war, and done so with all the reportorial and interpretive skills we’ve come to expect from him.” —The Washington Post Book World    Praise for Sherman’s March “The rich details in Mr. Davis’s book are bound to startle and inform even students of Civil War literature.” —The New York Times   “What gives the narrative its unusual richness is the author’s collation of hundreds of eyewitness accounts. . . . The actions are described in the words, often picturesque and often eloquent, of those who were there. . . . Mr. Davis intercuts these scenes with close-ups of the chief actors in this nightmarish drama, and he also manages to give us a coherent historical account of the whole episode.” —The New Yorker  Praise for To Appomattox “Impressively dramatic.” —The Times (London)   “A vivid narrative . . . wholeheartedly recommended.” —The New York Times  Praise for They Called Him Stonewall “Splendid, exciting reading. It is historical reporting at its best.” —The News Leader (Richmond)   “Intensely interesting. For the first time Jackson emerges as a person, something more than a heroic plaster figure.” —Saturday Review  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504045490 Pages: 1457