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Rebel Raider : the Life of General John Hunt Morgan.

Author: James A Ramage
Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky, 2014.
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""The first full biography of the famous Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky. It provides fresh, unpublished information on all aspects of Morgan's life and furnishes a new perspective on the Civil War. In a highly original interpretation, Ramage portrays Morgan as a revolutionary guerrilla chief. Using the tactics of guerrilla war and making his own rules, Morgan terrorized federal provost marshals in an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Ramage
ISBN: 1306447410 9781306447416
OCLC Number: 870896851
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Rebel Raider; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; 1 Folk Hero of the Revolution; 2 Patriarchs and Southern Honor; 3 The Quest for Honor; 4 Honor Gained; 5 The State Guard; 6 Gambler and Guerrilla; 7 ""O! For a Dozen Morgans""; 8 From Shiloh to Cave City; 9 The First Kentucky Raid; 10 The Gallatin Raid; Illustrations; 11 Bragg's Kentucky Invasion; 12 Wedding Bells and the Christmas Raid; 13 The Winter of Romance; 14 The Great Raid: Through Kentucky; 15 The Great Raid: Indiana and Ohio; 16 Free Shave and a Haircut; 17 Deprived of Command; 18 The Last Kentucky Raid. 19 The Final Gamble20 Hero of the Lost Cause; Notes; Bibliographical Note; Index.

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""The first full biography of the famous Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky. It provides fresh, unpublished information on all aspects of Morgan's life and furnishes a new perspective on the Civil War. In a highly original interpretation, Ramage portrays Morgan as a revolutionary guerrilla chief. Using the tactics of guerrilla war and making his own rules, Morgan terrorized federal provost marshals in an independent campaign to protect Confederate sympathizers in Kentucky. He killed pickets and used the enemy uniform as a disguise, frequently masquerading as a Union officer. Employing ci.

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