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GENERALS IN BRONZE - INTERVIEWING THE COMMANDERS OF THE CIVIL WAR

Stypel, William B. (edited by)

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ISBN 10: 1883926181 / ISBN 13: 9781883926182
Published by Belle Grove Publishing Co., Kearny, 2005
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Belle Grove Publishing Co., Kearny, 2005. Inscribed, 1st printing, Fine/Fine/hardcover/book and dust jacket without any defects, Hardcover, 313pgs. Interviews of over forty Union generals by Artist James E. Kelly to accurately portray them in their moment of glory. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS031070I

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Title: GENERALS IN BRONZE - INTERVIEWING THE ...

Publisher: Belle Grove Publishing Co., Kearny

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: Book

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Generals in Bronze: Revealing interviews with the commanders of the Civil War. In the decades that followed the American Civil War, Artist James E. Kelly (1855-1933) conducted in-depth interviews with over forty Union Generals in an effort to accurately portray them in their greatest moment of glory. Kelly explained: "I had always felt a great lact of certain personal details. I made up my mind to ask from living officers every question I would have asked Washington or his generals had they posed for me, such as: What they considered the principal incidents in their career and particulars about costumes and surroundings." During one interview session with Gen. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Kelly asked about the charge at Fort Damnation. Gen. Chamberlain acquiesced, but then added, "I don't see how you can show this in a picture." "Just tell me the facts," Kelly responded, "and I'll attend to the picture." And by recording those stirring facts, Kelly left us not only his wonderful art, but a truly unique picture of the lives of the great figures of the American Civil War.

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William B. Styple has edited, co-authored, and authored several works on the Civil War. His book: "The Little Bugler" won the Young Readers' Award from the Civil War Round Table of New York. He is currently writing the biography of Gen. Phil Kearny.

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