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The Resource Resolute rebel : General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender, Chet Bennett

Resolute rebel : General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender, Chet Bennett

Label
Resolute rebel : General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender
Title
Resolute rebel
Title remainder
General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender
Statement of responsibility
Chet Bennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first biography of Gen. Ripley's complex, often contradictory military service in the U.S. and Confederate armies and his postwar British exploits
Biography type
individual biography
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Bennett, Chet,
Dewey number
  • 973.7/13092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley, R. S.
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
  • United States
  • Authors, American
Label
Resolute rebel : General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender, Chet Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Family and early years -- West Point -- Prelude to war -- Mexico, 1846 -- Mexico, 1847 -- Postwar, 1848-1849 -- Florida, 1849-1850 -- Twilight of a career -- A new life in South Carolina -- Secession -- The bombardment -- Robert E. Lee in command -- General John C. Pemberton -- Peninsula campaign -- Maryland campaign -- Return to Charleston -- The impending storm -- Attack of the ironclads -- The defense of Morris Island -- Attacks on Battery Wagner -- Siege and bombardment -- The H.L. Hunley arrives -- Ripley rebuked -- The H.L. Hunley lost at sea -- Ripley returns and reacts -- Ripley in crisis -- Death of the Confederacy -- Chaos and flight to England -- England, 1866-1869 -- Financial struggles, 1869-1873 -- Literary career, 1874-1875 -- An eventful 1875 -- Ripley's 'The situation in America' -- Inventor -- Return to America -- Death in New York and honors in Charleston
Control code
ocn969439539
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 421 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611177558
Lccn
2017002173
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)969439539
Label
Resolute rebel : General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's gallant defender, Chet Bennett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Family and early years -- West Point -- Prelude to war -- Mexico, 1846 -- Mexico, 1847 -- Postwar, 1848-1849 -- Florida, 1849-1850 -- Twilight of a career -- A new life in South Carolina -- Secession -- The bombardment -- Robert E. Lee in command -- General John C. Pemberton -- Peninsula campaign -- Maryland campaign -- Return to Charleston -- The impending storm -- Attack of the ironclads -- The defense of Morris Island -- Attacks on Battery Wagner -- Siege and bombardment -- The H.L. Hunley arrives -- Ripley rebuked -- The H.L. Hunley lost at sea -- Ripley returns and reacts -- Ripley in crisis -- Death of the Confederacy -- Chaos and flight to England -- England, 1866-1869 -- Financial struggles, 1869-1873 -- Literary career, 1874-1875 -- An eventful 1875 -- Ripley's 'The situation in America' -- Inventor -- Return to America -- Death in New York and honors in Charleston
Control code
ocn969439539
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 421 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611177558
Lccn
2017002173
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)969439539

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