General Jo Shelby's March

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General Jo Shelby's March

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Rating : 4.55 (670 Votes)
Asin : 1400068304
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 288 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-11-04
Language : English

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marshal for western Missouri, his eventual fame asa model of nineteenth-century progressivism.General Jo Shelby’s Marchis a riveting book about a uniquely American man, both brave and brutal, a hero and a hothead, whose life’s startling last chapter is a microcosm of the aftermath of our most divisive war.. Here is the unforgettable account of how a famous Confederate general forged a defiant new life out of crushing defeat, and how he finally achieved forgiveness and respect in his own reunited land.General Jo Shelby had been a daring and ruthless cavalry commander, renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines. Though a dramatic, doomed, and brave endeavor, Shelby’s actions changed both himself and American history forever.Anthony Arthur then reveals the astonishing end of Shelby’s career: his return to America and his renouncing of slavery, his nomination by President Grover Cleveland to become U.S. After Appomattox, Shelby, declaring thathe would never surrender, headed for Mexico. After near fratricide among his fraying band of brothers, Shelby arrived to present a qui

RNS said Fascinating story about General Jo Shelby's post-Civil War march with hundreds of Southern soldiers into Mexico. It is sometimes said that "truth is often stranger than fiction," and this book certainly recounts such a case. While this well-written and fascinating account begins with telling of Shelby's privileged childhood and pre-Civil War business success and marriage in Missouri, the narrative picks up momentum with his defense of State's Rights and slavery that led to his role during the War as an enthusiastic and ruthless calvary commander.At war's end, being. Tyler said Jo Shelby's adventures in Mexico. As a Civil War buff myself, little is known about the Confederate force that refused to surrender after the war ended, and what became of them when they marched south of the Rio Grande to offer their services to the French-backed emperor Maximilian and his French army in Mexico. Jo Shelby's adventures in Mexico As a Civil War buff myself, little is known about the Confederate force that refused to surrender after the war ended, and what became of them when they marched south of the Rio Grande to offer their services to the French-backed emperor Maximilian and his French army in Mexico. 300 men marched to hopefully become soldiers in a new nation, but their offer was rejected. Over the next 2 years, one by one, they trickled back to the United States as the poli. 00 men marched to hopefully become soldiers in a new nation, but their offer was rejected. Over the next "Jo Shelby's adventures in Mexico" according to Tyler. As a Civil War buff myself, little is known about the Confederate force that refused to surrender after the war ended, and what became of them when they marched south of the Rio Grande to offer their services to the French-backed emperor Maximilian and his French army in Mexico. Jo Shelby's adventures in Mexico As a Civil War buff myself, little is known about the Confederate force that refused to surrender after the war ended, and what became of them when they marched south of the Rio Grande to offer their services to the French-backed emperor Maximilian and his French army in Mexico. 300 men marched to hopefully become soldiers in a new nation, but their offer was rejected. Over the next 2 years, one by one, they trickled back to the United States as the poli. 00 men marched to hopefully become soldiers in a new nation, but their offer was rejected. Over the next 2 years, one by one, they trickled back to the United States as the poli. years, one by one, they trickled back to the United States as the poli. An epic adventure James W. Durney In 1865, many Americans face a difficult decision. Their side had lost a civil war and the future was uncertain.Most were anonymous soldiers, who simply went home. Others well known had a long history of incidents.These men worried that their war was far from over.Jo Shelby was one of these men. A General in the Confederate army, he achieved notoriety on several occasions.On the plus side, he had commanded the rear guard during Price's retreat from Misso

They are forever protecting decent townsfolk against ruffians, fighting duels on points of honor, and making stands against hopeless odds; they even rescued a beautiful American woman from a bandit's clutches. . Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Heavily reliant on the colorful writings of Shelby's friend John Edwards, Arthur's narrative paints Shelby's band as the last paladins. Historian Arthur (Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair) sings the exploits of Shelby, a wily rebel cavalry commander who rejected the verdict of Appomattox and led his 300-man Iron Brigade into Mexico, then roiling with war between the French-backed emperor, Max

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