Elkhorn Tavern

by Jones, Douglas C.

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 311 Downloads: 422
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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction

Edition Notes

103,217

StatementDouglas C. Jones ; [map by David Lindroth].
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23255540M
ISBN 100030509262

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  Every time I drive toward Bentonville, Arkansas (within a few miles of Elkhorn Tavern) I ponder the difficulty of getting armies to this location for a fight. The Ozark mountains to the north and the Boston mountains to the south are very formidable geographic obstacles- . Elk Horn, Iowa, Elk Horn, Iowa. likes 98 talking about this. Follow us on Instagram @ElkHornIowa. Photography is shared to Facebook from there. Always remember to check-in your Elk Horn Followers: 1K.   Buy Elkhorn Tavern By Douglas C Jones, in Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Price: $ Lee "Elkhorn Tavern" por Douglas C. Jones disponible en Rakuten Kobo. “Elkhorn Tavern has the beauty of Shane and the elegiac dignity of Red River without the false glamour or sentimentality Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge was fought on March , near Elkhorn Tavern, northeast of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Union forces, led by Brig. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis, moved south from central Missouri, driving Confederate forces into northwestern Arkansas. Two Confederate generals were killed in action and the resulting Union victory allowed control of the border state of. Notes on the battle of Elkhorn Tavern (Pea Ridge), March , taken from the book by William L. Shea and Earl J. Hess, Pea Ridge. Civil War Campaign in .   Elkhorn Saloon: Awesome burger - See 16 traveler reviews, 8 candid photos, and great deals for Sumpter, OR, at Tripadvisor.5/5(16). Elkhorn Tavern, well built and spacious for the frontier age, is a saltbox house with the typical wide porch and an overhanging roof at the rear. The tavern was a stop on the route from St. Louis to Built by politician William Ruddick (also known as Reddick) from Indiana and his son-in-law Samuel Burks, it was the largest building in the area.

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Elkhorn Tavern is even better than the books that preceded it.”—Associated Press “Jones is a meticulous craftsman whose dialects, dialogues, settings and sayings seem so right and natural that one has the satisfying feeling of having read a novel without one false note.” —San Francisco Sunday Examiner/5(17).

Elkhorn Tavern book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Martin Hasford marched off Elkhorn Tavern book fight in the War Between the Stat 4/5.

Elkhorn Tavern is even better than the books that preceded it.”—Associated Press “Jones is a meticulous craftsman whose dialects, dialogues, settings and sayings seem so right and natural that one has the satisfying feeling of having read a novel without one false note.”—San Francisco Sunday Examiner/5(8).

Praise “Elkhorn Tavern is undoubtedly Douglas Jones’s finest characters are unforgettable, the atmosphere wonderfully detailed, the action and suspense skillfully maintained.”—Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee “Douglas C.

Jones writes what might be called historical novels, but they are much more than that. The first book I read by this author was "Come Winter," which turns out to be the final book in the three book series about Roman Hasford--"Elkhorn Tavern" being the first, and "Roman" the second.

I loved "Come Winter" so much that I /5(3). Had lunch at The Elkhorn Tavern after a distillery Elkhorn Tavern book. The service was good, they have a huge variety of bourbons.

The pimento cheese sandwich is very good. That sounds weird but try it. They have good deli pickles also/5(11). Elkhorn Tavern by Jones, Douglas C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Another high-quality American historical from the author of The Court Martial of George Armstrong Custer.

This time Elkhorn Tavern book celebrates the almost unknown battle of called the Battle of Pea Ridge, which took place near the Missouri and Kansas borders of Arkansas. And the personal focus is on the rough survival of a family in that area—the Hasfords, whose farm is being.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes contemporary documents and military rosters--p. Description: vii, 40 pages: illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm. The Battle of Pea Ridge/Elkhorn Tavern was a rare instance of Union troops fighting on the strategic and tactical defensive.

It was also one of the few occasions in which Confederate forces faced south at the outset of a major battle. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Elkhorn Tavern, AR.

Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. The Battle of Pea Ridge (March 7–8, ), also known as the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, took place in the American Civil War near Leetown, northeast of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Federal forces, led by Brig. Gen.

Samuel R. Curtis, moved south from central Missouri, driving Confederate forces into northwestern Arkansas. Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn launched a Confederate counter Location: Near Leetown, northeast of. "Elkhorn Tavern is undoubtedly Douglas Jones's finest novel.

The characters are unforgettable, the atmosphere wonderfully detailed, the action and suspense skillfully maintained."--Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee "Douglas C.

Jones writes what might be called historical novels, but they are much more than that. They are stirring word pictures of the way /5(12). Douglas C. Jones has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. Douglas C. Jones’s most popular book is Elkhorn Tavern. "Elkhorn Tavern has the beauty of Shane and the elegiac dignity of Red River without the false glamour or sentimentality of those classic Western films Mr.

Jones is at home among the ridges and hardwoods of a frontier valley He holds us still and compels us. Get this from a library. Elkhorn Tavern. [Douglas C Jones] -- Color illustration on front cover of two men on horseback wearing US Cavalry uniforms riding toward a building with two women and three children standing in front of it.

Elkhorn Tavern by Douglas C. Jones is much more than a comprehensive record of the Battle at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. He has obviously researched this battle in order to supply the details that are included but his main story revolves around the Hasford family/5(2). The indexed book is titled “Elkhorn Tavernthe Pea Ridge Community.” The families are organized by household number and head of the family.

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Jones is at home among the ridges and hardwoods of a frontier valley He holds us still and compels us to notice what we live in."—The New York Times Book Review. Description: Elkhorn Tavern [ Waypoint = N36 W94 ] is a reconstruction of the two-story, wood-frame structure that was built in by William Ruddick and his son-in-law Samuel Burks.

The present structure was built soon after the. A Stubborn Fighting Retreat Tour Stop. Directions: Walk back across the Park's Tour Road, past Elkhorn Tavern and get headed south on the Wire Road. Stop at the interpretive sign [ Waypoint = N36 W94 ] about yards south of Elkhorn Tavern.

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In Elkhorn Tavern, novelist Douglas C. Jones paints an unforgettable portrait of a family's struggle for survival in the midst of the chaos and carnage of the Civil War. Reviews from FictionDB Reviews. Elkhorn Tavern Item Preview remove-circle "A Tor book"--Title page verso Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City New York Donor Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Battle of Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern) MarchOn the night of March 6, Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn set out to outflank the Union position near Pea Ridge, dividing his army into two columns.

Learning of Van Dorn's approach, the Federals marched north to. ing, Elkhorn Tavern, is famous primarily because of its as-sociation with the Civil War battle (known in Confederate annals as the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern and in Federal records as the Battle of Pea Ridge) that raged around a former building by that name on MarchAlthough the present structure is of post-Civil War origin it is easily.

Elkhorn tavern, near Pea Ridge (Benton County), site of one of the most important Civil War battles in the state; July Courtesy of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History/Bob Besom Collection (S).

On March 7,Union forces under General Samuel Curtis clash with the army of General Earl Van Dorn at the Battle of Pea Ridge (also called the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern),in northwest Arkansas.Common Knowledge Places Elkhorn Tavern, Arkansas, USA. Places: Elkhorn Tavern, Arkansas, USA. Places by cover.

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