The Resource General Jo Shelby : undefeated rebel, (ebook)

General Jo Shelby : undefeated rebel, (ebook)

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General Jo Shelby : undefeated rebel
Title
General Jo Shelby
Title remainder
undefeated rebel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This vivid work, first published by UNC Press in 1954, reveals General Joseph Orville Shelby as one of the best Confederate cavalry leaders--and certainly the most colorful. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, but drawn by the promise of the growing West, Shelby became one of the richest men in Missouri. Siding with the Confederacy at the outbreak of the Civil War, he organized his Iron Brigade of cavalry--whose ranks included Frank and Jesse James--taught his men a slashing frontier style of fighting, and led them on incredible raids against Federal forces in Missouri. When the Confederacy fell, Shelby refused to surrender and instead took his command to Mexico, where they fought in support of the emperor Maximilian. Upon his return to Missouri, Shelby became an immensely popular figure in the state, eventually attaining the status of folk hero, a living symbol of the Civil War in the West
Cataloging source
Midwest
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O'Flaherty, Daniel
Dewey number
  • 973.7/42/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Shelby, Joseph Orville
  • Confederate States of America
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Missouri
  • Texas
  • Mexico
Target audience
adult
Label
General Jo Shelby : undefeated rebel, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469624228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12257637
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257637
System control number
MWT12257637
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
General Jo Shelby : undefeated rebel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469624228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12257637
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257637
System control number
MWT12257637
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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