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Memoirs of Brigadier General John Alexander Kress

John Alexander Kress

Memoirs of Brigadier General John Alexander Kress

by John Alexander Kress

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Published in [Merion? Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 305, no. 3071.1.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination51 p., 2 ¾.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15441464M
    LC Control Number87582156

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Autobiography of Brigadier General John Alexander Kress, United States Army (retired) in SearchWorks catalog. Get this from a library. Autobiography of Brigadier General John Alexander Kress: United States Army (retired).

[John Alexander Kress]. This book was published in and immediately recognized as a classic. Unlike 'Fighting for the Confederacy, ' which was based largely on Alexander's own recollections, 'Military Memoirs of a Confederate' relies on a vast amount of research.

It is undoubtedly the most accurate and most important first-hand general history of the Civil War/5(). Memoirs of Brigadier-General John Lacey, of Pennsylvania (continued) is an article from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume View Skip to main content.

The best part of this book is that Alexander does make a critical analysis of both the Union & Confederate sid Edward Porter Alexander is best known as Longstreet's Chief of Artillery in the Army of Northern Virginia.

He was in charge of the artillery barrage that preceded Pickett's Charge/5(11). The Generals Speak, Should We Listen?: 10 Confederate Memoirs David J. Eicher Walk into the Library of Congress in Washington, with its mammoth collection of more than 34 million items, and you’re sure to be astonished at the great variety of books.

Lieut. Col. John A. Kress, Ninety-fourth New York Infantry, Acting Assistant Inspector-General, First Division, with congratulatory orders. O.R SERIES I--VOLUME XXV/2 [S# 40] Correspondence, Orders, And Returns Relating To Operations In Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, And Pennsylvania, From January 26 To June 2, Therefore, in writing this book, Memoirs of Alexander Grey Zulu (Times Printpak, pages, K, ), the former UNIP Secretary-General is answering to the wishes of many.

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Thank you. Kress, John Alexander. Memoirs of Brigadier General John Alexander Kress, [n. p., ]. In the notes to the book, Fast claims that Glover’s story was “obscure” until the publication of the book you referred to, General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners, by historian George Billias.

Fast said the cause of this obscurity was that Glover was extremely unpopular with Washington’s staff and especially Gen. Henry : Michael Schellhammer. The official website of the U.S. Air Force. delivers the latest breaking news and information on the U.S.

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Praise for Military Memoirs of a Confederate “ altogether the best critique of the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia.” — Douglas Southall Freeman Edward Porter Alexander () was a military engineer, planter, railroad executive and author.

Graduating from West Point inhe was participant in a number of weapons Cited by: 7. Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, – Ma ) was an American career army officer, serving with distinction in the United States Army during the Mexican–American War (–), and Seminole Virginia seceded from the Union, he entered the Confederate States Army as one of its most senior general officers.

Johnston was trained as a civil engineer at the United Buried: Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland. The Memoir is a sketch of General Paxton's life contained in the first chapter and in the subsequent narrative connecting the letters. The Memorials are the letters themselves. The book consists mainly of these letters, and it is to perpetuate them and thereby set forth the character of the writer that this book.

The book is almost unreadable in spots. he also loved style which obscured but sounded well. His good spots read like oratory than tale telling. I suspect Julia Grant got a huge dose of editing by academics when her memoirs were released. Books: Alexander, E.P. Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative.

With Sketch-Maps by the Author. New York: Scribner's, Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander, ed. Gary W. Gallagher. Chapel. a collection of titles, being biographies of civil war generals on both sides.

most are first editions, with a number of them quite scarce, if not rare, having surfaced. Liddell was a brigadier general in Braxton Bragg's command, and this gossipy memoir did not see print until (if memory serves me correctly) The late publishing date is unfortunate, because Liddell is one of the few persons who bothered to write an account of the vicious infighting that took place between Bragg and his subordinates/5.

Home Books Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman. Brigadier-General John A. RAWLINS, Chief of Staff to General GRANT, Chattanooga. GENERAL: For the first time, I am now at leisure to make an Alexander (of the Fifty-ninth Indiana).

The Second and Fourth Divisions were started for Vicksburg the.Edward Porter Alexander ( – Ap ) was a military engineer, railroad executive, planter, and author. He served first as an officer in the United States Army and later, during the American Civil War (–), in the Confederate Army, rising to the rank of brigadier general.

Alexander was the officer in charge of the massive artillery bombardment preceding Pickett's.Benjamin KRESS, born at Chemung, Augdied at Elmira, February 5, He was a merchant at Covington, Tioga Co., Pa., where he resided.

One of his sons was John Alexander KRESS, who became a Brigadier General in the Regular Army of the United States.