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Prince of Edisto

James K. Swisher

Prince of Edisto

Brigadier General Micah Jenkins, C.S.A (Confederate Biography)

by James K. Swisher

  • 118 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Howell Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Military - United States,
  • History,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - General,
  • Jenkins, Micah,,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Jenkins, Micah,
  • Biography,
  • 1835-1864,
  • Army,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Generals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8686054M
    ISBN 101883522102
    ISBN 109781883522100

    Prince of Edisto - Brigadier General Micah Jenkins CSA - Civil War Confederate. $ Top Rated Plus. Free shipping. Watch. New Listing Mixed Lot of 17 Civil War books HC & PB Lincoln Gettysburg Blue & Gray Grant. $ 0 bids. $ shipping. Ending May 17 at PM PDT 6d 5h. Watch. Micah Jenkins (December 1, – May 6, ), was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness. Jenkins was born on Edisto Island, South Carolina. He graduated first in his class from the South Carolina Military Academy, now called The Citadel, in Place of burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, .

    USS Edisto (AGB-2) was a Wind-class icebreaker in the service of the United States Navy and was later transferred to the United States Coast Guard as USCGC Edisto (WAGB).She was named after Edisto Island, South island is named after the Native American Edisto Band who inhabited the island and the surrounding area. As of there is a namesake cutter USCGC Edisto Aircraft carried: 2 helicopters. Padgett Powell (born Ap in Gainesville, Florida) is an American novelist in the Southern literary tradition. His debut novel, Edisto (), was nominated for the American Book Award and was excerpted in The New Yorker.. Powell has written five more novels—including A Woman Named Drown (), Edisto Revisited (), a sequel to his debut, Mrs. Occupation: novelist, short story writer.

    Attractions near The Edisto Bookstore: ( mi) Kings Farm Market ( mi) Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area ( mi) The Marina at Edisto Beach ( mi) Edisto Beach State Park ( mi) Edisto Saltwater Tours; View all attractions near The Edisto Bookstore on Tripadvisor/5(30). Looking forward to Padgett Powell signing and discussing his novel 'Edisto' at Edisto Island Bookstore on Thursday, August 17th, from pm. Initially published in , this is the story of Simons Manigault, a youngster coming of age on an island apart from its surroundings, with little supervision, friends or family, and an unstoppable mind /5(40).


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Prince of Edisto by James K. Swisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

PRINCE OF EDISTO: BRIGADIER GENERAL MICAH JENKINS, CSA is a welcome addition to the growing literature of The War Between The States. While memoirs and biographies of some of the leading individuals of that conflict-Grant, Sherman, Lee, and Jackson tend to dominate the market, there are very few regimental, brigade, and divisional /5(3).

Prince of Edisto book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Micah Jenkins was the son of a wealthy cotton grower on Edisto Island, So /5.

Prince of Edisto: Brigadier General Micah Jenkins, C.S.A (Confederate Biography) Hardcover – February 1, /5(2). The Paperback of the Prince of Edisto: Brigadier General Micah Jenkins, CSA by James K Swisher at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Pages: PRINCE OF EDISTO: Brigadier General Micah Jenkins C.S.A. [James K. Swisher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). Prince of Edisto.

Using contemporary writings alongside Jenkins’s letters, Swisher shows a range of events and well-researched material.

Brigadier General Micah Jenkins, CSA. Prince of Edisto book researched and of extraordinary quality.”.Seller Rating: % positive. Powell is obviously a Faulkner-ite, and "Edisto" could in many ways be considered a modern update of a Faulkner novel, primarily in how it treats white people and the African-Americans who live alongside them, along with its byzantine sentences/5(23).

In Prince of Edisto, Swisher presents a picture of this brave, intelligent leader, whose skills have often been overlooked. Using contemporary writings alongside Jenkins’s letters, Swisher shows a range of events and well-researched material.

The book is subtle, daring, and brilliant" (Donald Barthelme). Padgett Powell’s first novel () is about coming of age on Edisto, an undeveloped strip of coast between Savannah and Charleston, a “named but never discovered place in the South.” Simons Manigault (“You say it ‘Simmons.’1/5(2).

Nevertheless, the book provides good insight to a general largely ignored. Both biographies are fine additions to Civil War libraries, especially for readers most interested in the Confederate side of the conflict.

Steve Jones Southwestern Adventist University Prince ofEdisto: Brigadier General Micah Jenkins, CSA. By James K. : J. Tracy Power. Padgett Powell is the author of four novels, including Edisto, which was nominated for the National Book Award.

His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Harpers, The Paris Review, Esquire, and other publications, as well as in the anthologies Best American Short Stories and Best American Sports Writing/5.

Edisto Island: The African-American Journey, Edisto Island, South Carolina. likes. The pages of this book will unlock some oral history of Edisto Island 5/5. Dying on Edisto. Book Five. One death. Two detectives. And unexpected backup. A Callie Morgan and Carolina Slade crossover, standalone mystery.

When a renowned—and now dead—travel blogger washes ashore on the banks of Indigo Plantation, Edisto Beach Police Chief Callie Morgan agrees to head the investigation as a favor to the county sheriff, whose.

The Edisto News. January 6 at AM Sarah Leas Burnell, 81 of Edisto Island, SC entered eternal rest Thursday, January 2, The relatives and friends of Sarah Burnell are invited to share in her Celebration of Life services at am, Wednesday, January 8,New First Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy.

Edisto Island, SC /5(39). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swisher, James K., Prince of Edisto.

Berryville, Va.: Rockbridge Pub. Co., © Echoes of Edisto is the third book in the The Edisto Island Mysteries series by author C. Hope Clark. I love this series. Author Clark beautifully captures the essence of Edisto Island.

It is a magical place hidden on the shores of South Carolina. Echoes of Edisto begins just after the last book, Edisto Jinx, lets off/5. With These Hands Gallery - HwyUnit 1A, Edisto Island, South Carolina - Rated based on 13 Reviews "What a gem!!.

Local artists /5(13). [Edisto] is a sparkling read, so full of an energetic intelligence, inventiveness, love of language and love of people Padgett Powell is an extravagantly talented writer.” —Ron Loewinsohn, The New York Times Book Review“A remarkable book. Author of Turf and Surf.

Edisto Books, a publishing company, proudly presents three novels by author Bob Spearman. Turf and Surf, a novel based in Myrtle Beach, SC, Hard Road, a novel based in Charleston, SC, and Shrimpin’ Gold are all now available on Amazon Books and Kindle. Click on the book title to see the book on Amazon.

When on Amazon, click on book. Edisto Island Bookstore, Edisto Island, SC. K likes. Make The Edisto Bookstore a permanent stop when you're on the island. Lots to shop for, great conversation and a pleasant experience/5(41).

Edisto: A Sea Island Principality Hardcover – January 1, by Clara Childs Puckette (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(4).Friends of the Edisto, Inc. (FRED), a non-profit organization, was established in to facilitate conservation of natural resources and to encourage [people and boats and nature in and around the Edisto River] and support sustainable economic development within the Edisto River Basin in South Carolina.

The Edisto River Basin contains the longest free-flowing blackwater.Edisto River: Black Water Crown Jewel by Larry Price, Rosie Price and Susan Kammeraad-Campbell is more than a book of stunning photographs, it's the story of a river and a call to action.

“What is it about a black water river that causes travelers to slow their pace, breathe deeper and move in harmony with its flow?