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Resolute Rebel: General Roswell S. Ripley, Charleston's Gallant Defender

Chet Bennett
Format
Book
Published
Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9781611177541, 1611177545, 9781611177558
Contents
  • Family and early years
  • West Point
  • Prelude to war
  • Mexico, 1846
  • Mexico, 1847
  • Postwar, 1848-1849
  • Florida, 1849-1850
  • Twilight of a career
  • A new life in South Carolina
  • Secession
  • The bombardment
  • Robert E. Lee in command
  • General John C. Pemberton
  • Peninsula campaign
  • Maryland campaign
  • Return to Charleston
  • The impending storm
  • Attack of the ironclads
  • The defense of Morris Island
  • Attacks on Battery Wagner
  • Siege and bombardment
  • The H.L. Hunley arrives
  • Ripley rebuked
  • The H.L. Hunley lost at sea
  • Ripley returns and reacts
  • Ripley in crisis
  • Death of the Confederacy
  • Chaos and flight to England
  • England, 1866-1869
  • Financial struggles, 1869-1873
  • Literary career, 1874-1875
  • An eventful 1875
  • Ripley's 'The situation in America'
  • Inventor
  • Return to America
  • Death in New York and honors in Charleston.
Description
xvii, 421 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-398) and index.
Technical Details
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