Oliver Wendell Holmes a life in war, law, and ideas

Oliver Wendell Holmes twice escaped death as a young Union officer in the Civil War when musket balls missed his heart and spinal cord by a fraction of an inch at the Battles of Ball's Bluff and Antietam. He lived ever after with unwavering moral courage, unremitting scorn for dogma, and an ins...

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Main Author: Budiansky, Stephen (Author)
Format: Books Print Book
Language: English
Published: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]
Edition: First edition.

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