Best of all, the author writes in a flowing style that helps make this book a joy to read.
This book focuses on one of the great division commanders in the Confederate forces in the West during the Civil War--Irish born Pat Cleburne.
Craig Symonds has written an excellent, full biography of Confederate general Patrick Cleburne.
best book I ve read on Patrick Cleburne. He was treated by the south the same way George Thomas was by the north.
I have recently read both Symonds' biography of Cleburne, and Howell and Elizabeth Purdue's older "Pat Cleburne, Confederate General"(1973). Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kelly Marie Jacobson
Interesting to see how the Irish ancestry mixed with the attitudes and influences of the South led to the character and leadership of a real fighting soldier. A very good read.Published 17 months ago by David Ian Viccars
This book is a holiday gift for someone that loves to read about the Civil War so I assume since it was on their holiday wish list it is an excellent book. Read more
Everyone should read this book that has any fascination with Lincoln's War.
I personally highly regard Patrick Cleburne. Read more
"Stonewall of the West" by Craig L. Symonds is a biography of the well-known, very accomplished and much admired Confederate general, Patrick Cleburne. Read morePublished 23 months ago by 5/0
this is a pretty good book on Cleburne, a fascinating guy who should have been treated better... and whom I am glad never was allowed to live up to his potential.Published on August 6, 2012 by Gary Van Ess
I wanted to read more about Patrick Cleburne after finishing Shelby Foote's trilogy (The Civil War: A Narrative). Read morePublished on October 25, 2011 by B. Johnson
This book really proves that General Patrick Cleburne was the Stonewall of the West! I read it as a library book in Pennsylvania three years ago, got hooked, and the book fell out... Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by Tyler