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by Ward W. Briggs Jr.

Author: Ward W. Briggs Jr.
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: University of Virginia Press; First Edition edition (January 29, 1998)
Pages: 430 pages
Category: History
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Soldier and Scholar book. One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist.

Soldier and Scholar book. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and a self-described "southerner beyond dispute," he received his doctorate in Germany and returned to America an enthusiastic advocate of Greek scholarship. Like every male member of his immediate family (including his f One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist.

One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist.

A scholar of ancient Greece, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was one of the finest educators of the nineteenthcentury United States. He graduated from Princeton and received his doctorate in Germany. He went on to teach at the University of Virginia and the Johns Hopkins University. Noted for expressing his intellect well, he wrote a number of articles, particularly in his later years, to give insight into both past and present.

Like every male member of his immediate family (including his father).

Soldier and scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil Wa. The Selected Classical Papers of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve.

Soldier and scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War. Charlottesville 1998. Concordantia in Varronis Libros de re rustica. with Herbert W. Benario: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve: An American Classicist. Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists.

Ward W. Briggs (Ed. Basil L. Gildersleeve (Ed.  . Civil War, 1861-1865, Confederate States of America, Gildersleeve, Basil L, Historical – . data.

Gildersleeve was born on October 23, 1831 in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Emma Louisa Lanneau and . Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War (Southern Texts Society). The Letters of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve.

Gildersleeve was born on October 23, 1831 in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Emma Louisa Lanneau and Benjamin Gildersleeve (1791-1875). Briggs, Jr ist ein US-amerikanischer Klassischer Philologe, der ab 1972 an der University of South Carolina wirkte. Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War. University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville VA u. a. 1998, ISBN 0-8139-1743-3.

In the Civil War, The Scots-Irish fought for the Union and the Confederacy . Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War, ed. by Ward W. Briggs Jr. (Charlottesville and London: University.

In the Civil War, The Scots-Irish fought for the Union and the Confederacy alike. Many Union Loyalists hailed from Southern regions inclining to be sympathetic to the Union cause, this being especially true of Virginia (out of which the separate state of West Virginia arose on the 20th of June 1863), North Carolina and Tennessee. (Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1998), p. 149. William C. Davis, Look Away!

One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and a self-described "southerner beyond dispute," he received his doctorate in Germany and returned to America an enthusiastic advocate of Greek scholarship. Like every male member of his immediate family (including his father). Gildersleeve enlisted after Fort Sumter, but he continued to teach at the University of Virginia during the winters. Frequenting Richmond during the war, this young intellectual and passionate partisan who found the war, with its attendant social and political issues, as stimulating as his beloved classics. In Soldier and Scholar, editor Ward Briggs has assembled a revealing collection of Gildersleeve's writings: autobiographical essays, sixty-three editorials he wrote for the Richmond Examiner during the war, and a series of his reflections upon the causes and effects of the Civil War thirty years later. This collection, which offers a view of Gildersleeve's intellectual beliefs and his passions, should interest Southern historians, classicists, and Civil War buffs.