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Shanks : The Life And Wars Of General Nathan G. Evans, CSA - Jason Silverman


The Life And Wars Of General Nathan G. Evans, CSA

Hardcover Published: 1st July 2002
ISBN: 9780306811470
Number Of Pages: 224

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Until now, little has been known about Nathan "Shanks" Evans, a prominent and highly controversial Confederate general who served throughout the Civil War in several theaters of operations. Thankfully, because of a recently discovered cache of his personal papers--long rumored to exist but never before seen--it is now possible to present his fascinating Civil War odyssey largely in his own words. "Shanks" covers Evans's entire amazing career, from his brave stand with a brigade at the famous stone bridge at First Manassas to his controversial months in North and South Carolina, where his erratic and harsh behavior earned the ire of much of his subordinate officer corps. Fighting in nearly every important campaign of the war, the famous brigade under his command was so well traveled it was known throughout the army as "The Tramp Brigade." Viewing the Civil War and the actions of his men through Evans's eyes is an engrossing new perspective and adds substantially to the literature of the Civil War.

ISBN: 9780306811470
ISBN-10: 0306811472
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st July 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.77 x 15.55  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1