John Esten Cooke, Virginian
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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 164-168.

Statementby John O. Beaty.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1383 .B4 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5953611M
LC Control Number65027110
OCLC/WorldCa271202

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John Esten Cooke. John Esten Cooke (–) Contributed by John O. Beaty and the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. John Esten Cooke was a novelist, biographer, and veteran of the American Civil War (–). One of the most important literary figures of nineteenth-century Virginia, Cooke was the prolific author of historical adventures and romances in the tradition of Walter Scott. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beaty, John O. (John Owen), John Esten Cooke, Virginian. New York, Columbia University Press, Excerpt from John Esten Cooke, Virginian Among Virginia writers whose careers have come to a close, John Esten Cooke holds a conspicuous place. He is by far the most voluminous, and has exerted great in fluence on later novelists. He is thoroughly Virginian, and is perhaps second to Poe in the intrinsic importance of his work. About the PublisherCited by: 5.

  The Life of Stonewall Jackson was written while John Esten Cooke was encamped with General Thomas Jackson and his troops during the Civil War. Based on his personal observations of the General, who was often compared to Napoleon, Cook combines them with information taken from official papers, contemporary narratives and personal acquaintances.4/5(20).   John Esten Cooke, Virginian by Beaty, John Owen, Publication date Topics Cooke, John Esten, Publisher Language English. The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images Pages: From Bull Run (Manassas), where Thomas Jackson earned his famous nickname, to tragedy at Chancellorsville, The Life of Stonewall Jackson is the story of how the unassuming Virginian became General Robert E. Lees right arm and most trusted Confederate commander. The Life of Stonewall Jackson relates key events in the life of the Civil-War hero from his impoverished/5. John Esten Cooke’s A Life of General Robert E. Lee is a biography of the venerable commander of the army of the Confederate States of America. Offered a commission in the Union army by President Lincoln in , the distinguished career officer and combat engineer opted instead to follow his home state of Virginia out of the Union.

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