The Resource Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays : the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness, Wayne Mahood

Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays : the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness, Wayne Mahood

Label
Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays : the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness
Title
Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays
Title remainder
the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Mahood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"He never achieved the renown of Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee, General Alexander Hays was one of the great military men of the Civil War. From West Point to the Civil War, this biography takes a look at Hays's life, concentrating on his military career. Personal correspondence and contemporary sources are used to complete the picture"--Provided by publisher
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mahood, Wayne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.H48
LC item number
M34 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hays, Alexander
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
Label
Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays : the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness, Wayne Mahood
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0515/2005018503.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-214) and index
Contents
Sam Hays's son -- "Alexander is the best rider at West Point" -- "There is no man whom I would more highly commend" : the Mexican War -- "I have not yet determined on a profession" -- "The boys wonder why I am always awake" : Col. Alex Hays -- "Still distant from Richmond" : the Peninsula Campaign -- "The gallant Hays is badly wounded" : Second Bull Run -- Alex Hays has "triumphed" -- "The angel of death alone can produce such a field as was presented" : Gettysburg -- "Annihilating Lee's forces by 'masterly inactivity'" -- "We fought the rebels-as usual, whipped them" : Morton's Ford -- "My pathway leads to Richmond or to the grave" : the army reorganizes -- Hays "would always lead in battle" : the Battle of the Wilderness -- He died in "harness" : memorials to "Fighting Elleck" -- Appendix : accusations of drunkenness
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 222 p.
Isbn
9780786422135
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005018503
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., facsim.
System control number
  • 2546238-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2546238
  • (Sirsi) o60835315
  • (OCoLC)60835315
Label
Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays : the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness, Wayne Mahood
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0515/2005018503.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-214) and index
Contents
Sam Hays's son -- "Alexander is the best rider at West Point" -- "There is no man whom I would more highly commend" : the Mexican War -- "I have not yet determined on a profession" -- "The boys wonder why I am always awake" : Col. Alex Hays -- "Still distant from Richmond" : the Peninsula Campaign -- "The gallant Hays is badly wounded" : Second Bull Run -- Alex Hays has "triumphed" -- "The angel of death alone can produce such a field as was presented" : Gettysburg -- "Annihilating Lee's forces by 'masterly inactivity'" -- "We fought the rebels-as usual, whipped them" : Morton's Ford -- "My pathway leads to Richmond or to the grave" : the army reorganizes -- Hays "would always lead in battle" : the Battle of the Wilderness -- He died in "harness" : memorials to "Fighting Elleck" -- Appendix : accusations of drunkenness
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 222 p.
Isbn
9780786422135
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005018503
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., facsim.
System control number
  • 2546238-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2546238
  • (Sirsi) o60835315
  • (OCoLC)60835315

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