Confederate Generals of North Carolina: Tar Heels in Command

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Overview
Confederate Generals of North Carolina provides a brief but compelling biography of each of the forty-eight Confederate Generals who served from North Carolina during the Civil War. Each biography includes in addition to the war service a summary of a general's prewar and postwar careers. Author Joe Mobley (editor of the North Carolina Historical Review) also discusses the generals collectively: how many were killed or wounded, who attended West Point before the war, who achieved the highest levels of success both on and off the battlefield, and more.
Details
ISBN: 9781609490485
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: North Carolina
Series: Civil War
Images: 46
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
For most of his career, Joe A. Mobley has worked with the Division of Archives and History of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, serving as archivist, historical researcher, records analyst and historical publications editor. Until his retirement, he served as editor in chief of the North Carolina Historical Review. Currently, he teaches courses in North Carolina history at both graduate and undergraduate levels for NC State University and Louisburg College. He has published several works of history, including Weary of War: Life on the Confederate Home Front and The Way We Lived in North Carolina, for which he won the 2006 North Caroliniana Book Award. His articles and book reviews have been published in a variety of respected journals, including North Carolina Historical Review and the Alabama Historical Quarterly. He is president-elect for the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, and has served as president for the Historical Society of North Carolina and the Association of Historians in North Carolina.