Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans. Lieut.-Col. G. F. R. Henderson.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.
Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.

Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War. With portraits, maps, and plans.

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1898. First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: xiv, (3), 550, 32 [publisher's catalogue]; (8), 641 pp. Two portrait plates, 33 maps and plans, some folding. With the year-of-publication ownership signature "A.C. Hopkins / Charles Town, WVa. / 1898" at the head of each half-title; Rev. Abner Crump Hopkins (1835-1911), sometimes referred to as the "Fighting Chaplain of the Stonewall Brigade," became chaplain of the 2nd Virginia Infantry in 1862 and before long was "promoted" to chaplain of the 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by Stonewall Jackson, seeing service in most of the battles of the army through Appomattox. In this copy are Hopkins's marginal ink and pencil reading notes and text markings, affirming some remarks, elucidating others, correcting mistakes, etc., and on a rear endpaper of volume one, he has left other ink notes; in all, he has marked and/or made annotations on about 75 pages in the text in addition to the more extensive notes on the endpaper. Howes H-408. Nevins II, p. 62: "In all, eighteen editions of this well-done study have appeared; while not achieving impartiality on Jackson, Henderson viewed the war with a detached objectivity." Nicholson, p. 370 (for the 1902 edition). South to Posterity, p. 218. Very good copy of what has long been considered the best biography of Jackson, owned and read closely by the "Fighting Chaplain of the Stonewall Brigade". Original red cloth, gilt spine titles. (10093). Item #63430

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