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  • ISBN: 1-59442-1463
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Page Count: 360
  • Publisher: Sprinkle Publications

Brave Deeds of Confederate Soldiers (Philip Alexander Bruce)

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Though Bruce was too young to fight in the War Between the States, he was well acquainted with the sacrifice made by Southern men. Bruce was influenced by the example of his father, Charles, who equipped and outfitted a battery known as the Staunton Hill Artillery, and by the examples of other relatives, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Nelson Page. Philip was the premier historian of colonial Virginia in his day. A must-read for those who wish to read the truth of history.

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Brave Deeds of Confederate Soldiers

Though Bruce was too young to fight in the War Between the States, he was well acquainted with the sacrifices made by Southern men. Bruce was influenced by the example of his father, Charles, who equipped and outfitted a battery known as the Staunton Hill Artillery, and by the examples of other relatives, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Nelson Page. Philip was the premier historian of colonial Virginia in his day. Brave Deeds of Confederates Soldiers is a must-read for those who wish to read the truth of history.

About the Author

Philip Alexander Bruce is best known for his History of the University of Virginia and his other books about colonial Virginia. But in this volume, Bruce shows that he had a firm understanding of what steeled the Southern soldier’s resolve when his homeland was invaded and what enabled these soldiers, against almost unbelievable odds, to perform legendary acts of bravery.

Table of Contents

  1. Military Influences in the Old Southern Life
  2. Belle Boyd the Spy
  3. Up in a Balloon
  4. Lieutenant Robins and the Vanguard
  5. The Marion of the West
  6. Morgan Crosses the Ohio
  7. The Boy Artillerist
  8. Mosby and the Partisan Rangers
  9. Capture of General Stoughton
  10. The Wagon Train and Greenback Raids
  11. Private Munson’s Escape from Prison
  12. Adventures of a Scout
  13. The Cadets’ Baptism of Fire
  14. The Dash on Baltimore
  15. Lieutenant Wise Carries the Message to Lee
  16. How the Colonel Saved the Town

Appendix I: Ready to Die

Appendix II: The Christian Soldier

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