The Resource Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas : the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience, Donald R. Jermann

Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas : the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience, Donald R. Jermann

Label
Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas : the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience
Title
Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas
Title remainder
the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience
Statement of responsibility
Donald R. Jermann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On August 30, 1862, the Confederate army inflicted a smashing defeat to the Union at Manassas. Charismatic Major General Fitz-John Porter was charged with disobedience of orders and shameful conduct before the enemy. But was Porter really guilty or was it he who saved the country from an even greater disaster?"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jermann, Donald R
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E473.772
LC item number
.J475 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Porter, Fitz-John
  • Trials (Military offenses)
  • Judicial error
  • Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
  • Generals
  • United States
Label
Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas : the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience, Donald R. Jermann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-280) and index
Contents
The situation in late August 1862 -- The Second Battle of Manassas -- Courts and courts-martial -- Charge 1, specification 1 -- Charge 1, specifications 2 and 3; charge 2, specifications 1, 2, and 3 -- Charge 1, specifications 4 and 5 -- Pope, Porter, and Mcdowell -- The motivation question -- Summation and verdict -- The rehearing -- Grant intervenes -- Porter after the verdict -- What happened to them -- A conspiracy to convict? -- Hero or villain? -- Who lost the Second Battle of Manassas?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 287 p.
Isbn
9780786439300
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008049423
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
maps, ports.
System control number
  • 3200602-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3200602
  • (Sirsi) o272307967
  • (OCoLC)272307967
Label
Fitz-John Porter, scapegoat of Second Manassas : the rise, fall and rise of the general accused of disobedience, Donald R. Jermann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-280) and index
Contents
The situation in late August 1862 -- The Second Battle of Manassas -- Courts and courts-martial -- Charge 1, specification 1 -- Charge 1, specifications 2 and 3; charge 2, specifications 1, 2, and 3 -- Charge 1, specifications 4 and 5 -- Pope, Porter, and Mcdowell -- The motivation question -- Summation and verdict -- The rehearing -- Grant intervenes -- Porter after the verdict -- What happened to them -- A conspiracy to convict? -- Hero or villain? -- Who lost the Second Battle of Manassas?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 287 p.
Isbn
9780786439300
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008049423
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
maps, ports.
System control number
  • 3200602-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3200602
  • (Sirsi) o272307967
  • (OCoLC)272307967

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