Generals in Bronze: Interviewing the Commanders of the Civil War

Generals in Bronze Interviewing the Commanders of the Civil War It has been said of this book that it contains so much intimate detail about people from history that it borders on delicious gossip

  • Title: Generals in Bronze: Interviewing the Commanders of the Civil War
  • Author: William B. Styple
  • ISBN: 9781883926182
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover
  • It has been said of this book that it contains so much intimate detail about people from history that it borders on delicious gossip.

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    1. Styple has edited the 1000+ page memoirs of artist/sculptor James Kelly. Kelly was a noted illustrator and sculptor during the later part of the 19th and early part of the 20th Century. He is most known for illustrations of Civil War scenes and several bronze statues of Civil War generals. Kelly created his art from life, with most of his subjects sitting for him. What makes his memoirs valuable is the interviews he conducted during these sittings, most of which he wrote down immediately after. [...]

    2. FANTASTIC FIND!I was totally blown away by the rare intimacy of all the famous generals that he "interviewed" (more like chatting over the backyard fence with a neighbor)! Absolutely gold. There is also an interview on C-Span with the author that is a real treat.Add this to your list of Civil War gems.

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