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The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur

George G. Kundahl

Abstract

Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson Ramseur rose meteorically through the military ranks. Graduating from West Point in 1860, he joined the Confederate army as a captain, and, by the time of his death near the end of the war at the Battle of Cedar Creek, had attained the rank of major general in the Army of Northern Virginia. Ramseur excelled in every assignment and was involved as a senior officer in many of the war's most important conflicts east of the Appalachians. His letters—over 180 of which are collected and transcribed here—provide his incisive observations on ... More

Keywords: Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Lincolnton, West Point, Confederate, Cedar Creek, Nellie, David Schenk, camp life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780807833735
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807895702_kundahl

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George G. Kundahl, editor