Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia

a biography
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Rodes, Robert Emmett, -- 1829-1864, Rodes, Robert Emmett, -- 1829-1864 -- Military leadership, Confederate States of America. -- Army of Northern Virginia -- Biography, Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Camp
StatementDarrell L. Collins.
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsE467.1.R67 C65 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 494 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22503173M
ISBN 10193271409X
ISBN 139781932714098
LC Control Number2008298031

Rodes was lightly wounded by shell fragments. Portrait of Robert E. Rodes (c. ) by William D. Washington. In the Battle of Chancellorsville, Rodes was a division commander in Stonewall Jackson's corps. He was the first division-level commander in Lee's army who had not graduated from West : Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia.

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See Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia book formats and editions.5/5(16). Major General Robert E. Rodes was one of the Confederacy's great generals who today gets very little acclaim.

From the very beginning of the Civil War at the battle of Bull Run, until his death at Winchester in September,General Rodes was one of 5/5(16). Major General Robert E. Rodes was a Confederate division commander during the Civil War who largely served in the Army of Northern Virginia until. When Lee reorganized the Army of Northern Virginia to compensate for the loss of Jackson, Rodes joined the II Corps under Ewell.

At Gettysburg, on July 1, Rodes led the assault south from Oak Hill against the right flank of the Union I Corps. Although he successfully routed the division of Major Gen. John C. Robinson and drove it back through. The recent trend in Civil War biography that gives greater attention to those who led divisions and brigades has resulted in the appearance of this excellent life of Robert E.

Rodes, by Darrell L. Collins, author of The Jones-Imboden Raid and General William Averell's Salem Raid, which also dealt with rather ov erlooled subjects.

VMI graduate and militia officer Rodes, a civil engineer, was. MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT E RODES OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA: A Biography, by Darrell Collins. New York: Savas Beatie, Pp.

x, Illus., maps, notes, biblio. Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography recently won the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for best book on a Southern subject.

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Also, it was a Finalist (only 5 in that category) for the Army Historical Award’s Distinguished Writing Award for. From First Manassas in to Third Winchester inRobert Rodes served in all the great battles and campaigns of the legendary Army of Northern Virginia.

Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson's renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many. Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biographyrecently won the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for best book on a Southern subject.

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Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: Collins, Darrell: : LibrosReviews: 6. About the Book. Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson’s renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many contemporaries when he declared that Robert Rodes was the best division commander in the Army of Northern Virginia.

This well-deserved accolade is all the more remarkable considering that Rodes, a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a prewar railroad engineer, was one of a very. Darrell L. Collins is the author of Major General Robert E.

Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 0 reviews, published /5(19). Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography, is the first deeply researched scholarly biography on this remarkable Confederate officer.

From First Manassas in to Third Winchester inRodes served in all the great battles and campaigns of the legendary Army of Northern Virginia. Rodes - the non West Pointer Rodes was the only Confederate commander of a division or higher, in the Army of Northern Virginia, at Gettysburg, who was not a West Point graduate.

He did graduate from VMI, so "civilian generals" did not yet hold high command in Lee's army. Major General Robert E. Rodes Division Battle's Alabama Brigade Grimes' North Carolina Brigade Cox's North Carolina Brigade Cook's Georgia Brigade "Maj.

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Lee and rose to the rank of lieutenant the war, Herron became a senator in the Virginia General Assembly. Command under General R. Lee.

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General Robert E. Lee, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. On June 1,its final and most famous leader, General Robert E. Lee, took command after Johnston was wounded and Smith suffered what may have been a. Army of Northern Virginia, April Confederate States Army Major General Robert E.

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Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia The Army of the Potomac: Order of Battle,with Commanders, Strengths, Losses and More The battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic (The Virginia Civil War battles and leaders series). The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia began its Retreat from Gettysburg on July 4, Following General Robert E.

Lee's failure to defeat the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, ), he ordered a retreat through Maryland and over the Potomac River to relative safety in Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, was unable. Description: This indispensable Civil War reference profiles 2, staff officers in Robert E.

Lee's famous Army of Northern Virginia. Continued below. A typical entry includes the officer's full name, the date and place of his birth and death, details of his education.

Commanded by General Robert E. Lee. The Battle of Gettysburg on July was a major blow to the army. Although high level command was not seriously disrupted, overall the army lost about a third of its number and losses among field and company officers was crippling.

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