Lost Victories by Bevin Alexander
The Military Genius of Stonewall Jackson

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An account of the career of the Civil War's master tactician argues that it was Lee's strategic timidity and not his prescience that prevented Jackson from striking north across the Potomac to force a peace. 15,000 first printing.
 

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Bevin Alexander is the author of five books on military history, & his battle studies of the Korean War, written during his decorated service as a combat historian, are stored in the National Archives. He lives in Bremo Bluff, Virginia.
 
Published November 1, 1992 by Henry Holt & Co. 350 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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On at least four occasions, Jackson attempted unsuccessfully to convince Lee and Jefferson Davis ``to mount an invasion of the North and to challenge the will of the Northern people to wage war.'' In reviewing the amazing, though familiar, story of how Jackson bedeviled vastly superior Union forc...

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