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General A.P. Hill

the story of a Confederate warrior

by James I. Robertson

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hill, A. P.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James I. Robertson, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.H56 R63 1987
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationxv, 382 p., [8] p. of plates
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2736890M
      ISBN 100394552571
      LC Control Number86031365

      This is a biography of Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. (A.P. Hill). Ambrose Powell Hill began his military career after graduating 15th out of 38 from the United States Military Academy in After graduation he served with an artillery unit during the. Daniel Harvey Hill (J – Septem ) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and a Southern scholar. He is usually referred to as D. H. Hill, in part to distinguish him from unrelated Confederate general A. P. Hill, who served with him in the Army of Northern Virginia.. He was known as an aggressive leader, being severely strict, deeply religious and having.

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      Buy General A.P. Hill by James I Robertson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. A short, approximately one-page biography of General A.P. Hill. Encyclopedia style. Best if you need just a short biography or overview of A.P. Hill's life. Biography from Confederate Military History; Taken from the Confederate Military History's Virginia Volume, this is another short and encyclopedia style biography of the General.


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General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior is a fairly comprehensive biography of one of Lee’s most trusted and overlooked generals. While Hill never garners the attention of a Jackson, Longstreet or Stuart, he was without a doubt one of the most capable commanders that served in the Army of Northern by: 5.

A.P. Hill is most remembered as one who never quite made the adjustment from Division commander to Corp commander in Lee's ANV, yet Robertson's book tells us a difference side of Hill. Although over his head, perhaps, at Gettysburg, Hill was a soldier's commander and truly gave his all - particularly during the seige at Petersburg/5.

About General A.P. Hill A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due General A.P. Hill book this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War.

William Hassler's book "A. Hill: Lee's Forgotten General" was first published in (reprinted ) and although it may suffer in comparison with more recent biographies on Hill it is still a worthwhile book to read.

In odd pages we follow Ambrose Powell Hill from birth in till his death towards the end of the Civil War in Cited by: 3. General A.P. Hill by James I. Robertson,Random House edition, Hardcover in English - 1st : Book Overview A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War.

Good book, and well worth reading. Robertson found some interesting stuff on A.P. Hill, that explained questions I'd always had about him.

I don't want to give too much away- read the book. There have been a few books written on A.P. Hill, which I'm sure you've researched so far, and an abundance of information on the internet, with respect to General Hill. I would never discourage anyone from writing a book but just make sure that your subject matter is of great personal interest to you, and be prepared for the endless hours.

Ambrose Powell Hill (), better known as A.P. Hill, was a U.S. Army officer who served as a Confederate general during the Civil War (). Hill. Although Ambrose Powell Hill was a pivotal leader in nearly every major Civil War battle in the Eastern theater, until now he remained a comparatively obscure figure.

Thanks to Robertson's. A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior James I. Robertson, Author, Robert H. Rhodes, Author Vintage Books USA $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. General A.P. Hill was with his wife and two children at a house on the western edge of Petersburg when he heard the preliminary Union artillery bombardment sometime between 2 and 3 a.m.

In pain from his longstanding ailment and barely able to sit in the saddle, he nevertheless rode his horse Champ to his corps headquarters before sunrise. William Hassler’s book A. Hill: Lee’s Forgotten General was first published in (reprinted ) and although it may suffer in comparison with more recent biographies on Hill it is still a worthwhile book to read.

In odd pages we follow Ambrose Powell Hill from birth in till his death towards the end of the Civil War in /5. Read "General A.P. Hill The Story of a Confederate Warrior" by James I. Robertson, Jr. available from Rakuten Kobo. A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly ne 4/4(1).

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Hill remains along with his statue should be moved to Holywood Cemetery. I think General A.P. Hill should be remembered in history for leading Confederate troops into battle to ensure the.

A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War.

Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hill's role in Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg 3/5(1).

Confederate General A.P. Hill’s roommate at West Point was future Union General-in-Chief George B. McClellan. While in the U.S. Army the two friends competed for the affections of the woman who later became McClellan’s wife. The affair with "Miss Nelly" (the nickname for.

"A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War.

Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents ". A. P. Hill: Lee's Forgotten General, Hassler, William Woods, Very Good Book See more like this Watch A.P. HILL, LEE'S FORGOTTEN GENERAL by William Hassler (hardcover). Buy General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior (Vintage Civil War Library) 1st Vintage Civil War Library Ed by Robertson, James I (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Stormy road to manhood --Love affairs and war clouds --The general emerges --Williamsburg and a new hero --The light division's first attack --Forging a reputation on the peninsula --Hill's victory at Cedar Mountain --Fighting Pope-and Jackson --Antietam Creek: 'A.

P. Hill came up' --Near-disaster at Fredericksburg --'This slumbering volcano.