Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion And Redemption Of Stonewall Jackson

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion And Redemption Of Stonewall Jackson

Synopsis

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.

Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any person in the Confederate pantheon—even Robert E. Lee—he embodies the romantic Southern notion of the virtuous lost cause. Jackson is also considered, without argument, one of our country’s greatest military figures. In April 1862, however, he was merely another Confederate general in an army fighting what seemed to be a losing cause. But by June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western world. Jackson’s strategic innovations shattered the conventional wisdom of how war was waged; he was so far ahead of his time that his techniques would be studied generations into the future.

In his “magnificent Rebel Yell…S.C. Gwynne brings Jackson ferociously to life” (New York Newsday) in a swiftly vivid narrative that is rich with battle lore, biographical detail, and intense conflict among historical figures. Gwynne delves deep into Jackson’s private life and traces Jackson’s brilliant twenty-four-month career in the Civil War, the period that encompasses his rise from obscurity to fame and legend; his stunning effect on the course of the war itself; and his tragic death, which caused both North and South to grieve the loss of a remarkable American hero.

People who listen this also listen:


Chapters

  • RebelYell 01 Title
    Duration: 45s
  • RebelYell 02 Prologue
    Duration: 23min
  • RebelYell 03 Part1Ch1
    Duration: 19min
  • RebelYell 04 Ch2
    Duration: 31min
  • RebelYell 05 Ch3
    Duration: 12min
  • RebelYell 06 Ch4
    Duration: 26min
  • RebelYell 07 Ch5
    Duration: 13min
  • RebelYell 08 Ch6
    Duration: 37min
  • RebelYell 09 Ch7
    Duration: 18min
  • RebelYell 10 Ch8
    Duration: 31min
  • RebelYell 11 Ch9
    Duration: 31min
  • RebelYell 12 Part2Ch10
    Duration: 37min
  • RebelYell 13 Ch11
    Duration: 24min
  • RebelYell 14 Ch12
    Duration: 22min
  • RebelYell 15 Ch13
    Duration: 21min
  • RebelYell 16 Ch14
    Duration: 45min
  • RebelYell 17 Ch15
    Duration: 18min
  • RebelYell 18 Part3Ch16
    Duration: 23min
  • RebelYell 19 Ch17
    Duration: 17min
  • RebelYell 20 Ch18
    Duration: 50min
  • RebelYell 21 Ch19
    Duration: 33min
  • RebelYell 22 Ch20
    Duration: 21min
  • RebelYell 23 Ch21
    Duration: 47min
  • RebelYell 25 Ch22
    Duration: 14min
  • RebelYell 25 Ch23
    Duration: 01h07min
  • RebelYell 26 Ch24
    Duration: 24min
  • RebelYell 27 Ch25
    Duration: 21min
  • RebelYell 28 Ch26
    Duration: 18min
  • RebelYell 29 Ch27
    Duration: 23min
  • RebelYell 30 Ch28
    Duration: 23min
  • RebelYell 31 Ch29
    Duration: 34min
  • RebelYell 32 Ch30
    Duration: 25min
  • RebelYell 33 Ch31
    Duration: 15min
  • RebelYell 34 Part4Ch32
    Duration: 23min
  • RebelYell 35 Ch33
    Duration: 22min
  • RebelYell 36 Ch34
    Duration: 38min
  • RebelYell 37 Ch35
    Duration: 59min
  • RebelYell 38 Ch36
    Duration: 29min
  • RebelYell 39 Ch37
    Duration: 40min
  • RebelYell 40 Ch38
    Duration: 39min
  • RebelYell 41 Ch39
    Duration: 01h02min
  • RebelYell 42 Ch40
    Duration: 39min
  • RebelYell 43 Ch41
    Duration: 56min
  • RebelYell 44 Ch42
    Duration: 58min
  • RebelYell 45 Part5Ch43
    Duration: 32min
  • RebelYell 46 Ch44
    Duration: 51min
  • RebelYell 47 Ch45
    Duration: 34min
  • RebelYell 48 Ch46
    Duration: 28min
  • RebelYell 49 Credits
    Duration: 01min

Informações: