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Shelby, Joseph Orville 1830-1897

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Works: 39 works in 110 publications in 1 language and 3,310 library holdings
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Shelby's expedition to Mexico : an unwritten leaf of the war by John N Edwards( Book )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Shelby and his men were at Marshall, Texas, when word came of the surrender of Lee's army. These men were unwilling to surrender. This started their treck to Mexico
Reminiscences of S.H. Ford by Salem Holland Ford( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Of interest are his comments about the poor quality of Indian troops, whom he considers worthless in a hotly contested engagement and impossible to discipline. He also describes in detail the capture of a Federal gunboat at Clarendon, Ark., on the White River
Joseph Orville Shelby papers by Joseph Orville Shelby( file )
1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A telegram from Joseph O. Shelby to Governor Reynolds, dated Little Rock, March 14, 1864. Telegram announces the relief of General Holmes
Statement : ms., [Topeka, Kan.,] by William Elsey Connelley( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Regarding his interview in Kansas City, Mo., with U.S. Marshal and Former Confederate General Joseph Orville (Jo) Shelby who told of his raids into Kansas before the Civil War and his estimates of the character of William Clarke Quantrill, John Brown (1800-1859), Henry Washington & Cole Younger, Frank & Jesse James, David Rice Atchison, Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), and Sterling Price. Shelby says Henry Younger was in every raid made into Kansas Territory by Missourians in force; with John W. Reid at the Battle of Osawatomie, Osawatomie, Kan., 1856; and a friend of Allen Wilkinson. Shelby believes the Younger sons were common thieves during and after the Civil War. Shelby has a poor opinion of Sterling Price's military ability but admired his private characteristics
Letter of Col. H.B. Branch, to Gen. J.O. Shelby, upon the future political action of Confederates by H. B Branch( Book )
1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Civil War papers of the governor of Arkansas by Albert Webb Bishop( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Letters, telegrams, memoranda, and general orders of Governors Henry M. Rector and Harris Flanagin, collected by Bishop during his service in Arkansas. Correspondents include members of Congress and Confederate officials and officers. Topics include the evacuation of the Little Rock arsenal in Feb. 1861, creation and command of the Trans-Mississippi Distrct, the placement of mortars and rifle guns recovered from Fort Sumter, and the disruption of elections to be held under federal protection in Mar. 1864. In a lengthy letter dated 15 July 1863, Jefferson Davis assures Gov. Flanagin of his committment to Arkansas
Fallen guidon: the forgotten saga of General Jo Shelby's Confederate command, the brigade that never surrendered, and its expedition to Mexico by Edwin Adams Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Although Robert E. Lee, surrendered at Appomattox Court House in April, 1865, some Confederates refused to abandon their cause. Fallen Guidon, originally published in 1962 by Jack Rittenhouse's Stagecoach Press, described the adventures of a Confederate brigade that, rather than surrender, decided to transplant its vision of Southern Empire in the troubled soils of Mexico. General Jo Shelby had led the Missouri Cavalry Division through numerous battles in the Trans-Mississippi theater. "We will stand together, we will keep our organization, our arms, our discipline, our hatred of oppression." He planned to march his brigade to Mexico and fight alongside the guerrillas against Emperor Maximilian's French army of occupation. They would come to Mexico's aid and, at the same time, save their honor and perhaps gain riches in a new land. Shelby and his men marched through Texas, burying their Confederated battle flag in the murky waters of the Rio Grande. But the men did not want to fight Maximilian's French soldiers. Identifying themselves as "imperialists," they instead fought the opposition Juaristas, spilling blood from Piedras Negras to Mexico City. This popularly written history, based on archival sources and the reminiscences of Shelby's adjunct, brings vividly to life a little-remembered episode of the Civil War period and of American incursions in Mexico -- Back cover
 
Alternative Names
Joseph O. Shelby Amerikaans militair (1830-1897)
Joseph Orville Shelby
Shelby, Jo 1830-1897
Shelby, Jo. O. 1830-1897
Shelby, Jo. O. (Joseph Orville), 1830-1897
Shelby, Joseph O. 1830-1897
Shelby, Joseph O. (Joseph Orville), 1830-1897
Џозеф Шелби
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