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Edward Porter Alexander

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  1. Edward Porter Alexander was a military engineer, railroad executive, planter, and author. He served first as an officer in the United States Army and later, during the American Civil War, in the Confederate Army, rising to the rank of brigadier general.
    • also known as 愛德華·波特·亞歷山大; Александер, Эдвард Портер
    • born on (180 years ago) in Washington
    • nationality: United States of America, Confederate States of America
    • education: United States Military Academy
    • died on (105 years ago) in Savannah
    • written works: "Military memoirs of a Confederate", "Fighting for the Confederacy", "The American civil war", "The Confederate veteran", "Boundary line between Nicaragua and Costa Rica", "Railway practice", "Railroad pamphlets"
  2. Edward Porter Alexander a.k.a. Edward Alexander is a 1974 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.

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Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of the Civil War (2011)

by William L. Barney

Until the spring of 1862, Jackson's reputation, as recalled by Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander, “had simply been that of a desperate & stubborn fighter.” But then, Alexander continued, Jackson “suddenly broke loose in the Valley ...

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