General A.P. Hill by James I. Robertson Jr.
The Story of a Confederate Warrior

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A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hill's role in Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and other battles. 8 pages of photographs.


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About James I. Robertson Jr.

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James I. Robertson, Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of the Bruce Catton Award and the Freeman-Nevins Award, as well as other honors for teaching and research in Civil War history. A native of Danville, Virginia, Robertson teaches the largest Civil War history call in the world and is the author/editor of many books and more than one hundred fifty articles on the Civil War period. Among his publications are The Stonewall Brigade, Civil War Sites in Virginia, and Tenting Tonight: The Soldier's Story.
 
Published August 11, 2010 by Vintage. 420 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, War, History. Non-fiction

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Although Ambrose Powell Hill was a pivotal leader in nearly every major Civil War battle in the Eastern theater, until now he remained a comparatively obscure figure. Thanks to Robertson's discovery o

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