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Staff Officers in Gray: A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia (Civil War America)

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This indispensable Civil War reference profiles some 2,300 staff officers in Robert E. Lee's famous Army of Northern Virginia. These men--ordnance officers, engineers, aides-de-camp, and quartermasters, among others--worked at the side of many of the Confederacy's greatest figures, helping to feed and clothe the army, maintain its discipline, and operate its military machinery.

A typical entry includes the officer's full name, the date and place of his birth and death, details of his education and occupation, and a synopsis of his military record. An introduction discusses the role of staff officers in the Confederate army, describes the evolution and importance of individual staff positions, and makes some broad generalizations about the officers' common characteristics. Two appendixes provide a list of more than 3,000 staff officers who served in other armies of the Confederacy and complete rosters of known staff officers of each general in the Army of Northern Virginia.

Synthesizing the contents of thousands of unpublished official documents, Staff Officers in Gray will be of interest to anyone studying the battles, personnel, and organization of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Synopsis:

This indispensable Civil War reference profiles some 2,300 staff officers in Robert E. Lee's famous Army of Northern Virginia. A typical entry includes the officer's full name, the date and place of his birth and death, details of his education and occupation, and a synopsis of his military record. Two appendixes provide a list of more than 3,000 staff officers who served in other armies of the Confederacy and complete rosters of known staff officers of each general in the Army of Northern Virginia.

About the Author

Robert E. L. Krick is a historian based in Richmond, Virginia. He has written widely on Confederate topics and specializes in Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807827888
Subtitle:
A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia
Author:
Krick, Robert E L
Author:
Krick, Robert E. L.
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Location:
Chapel Hill
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Soldiers
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
staff officers; Confederate Congress; President Jefferson Davis; General Robert E. Lee; Army of Northern Virginia
Subject:
staff officers
Subject:
Confederate Congress
Subject:
President Jefferson Davis
Subject:
General Robert E. Lee
Subject:
Army of Northern Virginia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Civil War America
Series Volume:
no. 01-13
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, 50 illus., 7 tables, 2 appends.
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.38 in

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"Synopsis" by , This indispensable Civil War reference profiles some 2,300 staff officers in Robert E. Lee's famous Army of Northern Virginia. A typical entry includes the officer's full name, the date and place of his birth and death, details of his education and occupation, and a synopsis of his military record. Two appendixes provide a list of more than 3,000 staff officers who served in other armies of the Confederacy and complete rosters of known staff officers of each general in the Army of Northern Virginia.
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