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Sterling Price, the Lee of the West,

Author: Ralph R Rea
Publisher: Little Rock, Arkansas, Pioneer Press [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Primarily a story of the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas. Major General Sterling Prices participated in nearly every engagement west of the Mississippi, except for the Battle of Prairie Grove. It is generally not known that this great leader was a Union man at heart, who by circumstances, was thrown into a conflict he did not want, on the side of those who sought to destroy the Union."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Sterling Price; Sterling Price
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph R Rea
OCLC Number: 2626512
Description: xii, 229 pages illustrations, frontispiece, maps, portraits 24 cm
Contents: A legendary figure --
Meet "Pap Price --
From Brecknok to Fayette --
A statesman is born --
Colonel Sterling Price --
Governor Sterling Price --
War clouds gather --
Wilson Creek --
Lexington --
Pea Ridge --
Sterling Price Confederate General --
Battle of Helena and the abandonment of the Arkansas Valley --
Hope for reunion of the states --
Camden engagement and the Battle of Poison Spring --
Mark's Mill and Jenkin's Ferry --
An invasion begun --
Battle of Pilot Knob --
War returns to the Missouri Valley --
From Glasgow to Westport --
The retreat --
Charges against Price --
Dissolution of an army --
Surrender and Hegira --
Across the Rio Grande --
Disaster at sea --
A letter with a two-fold purpose --
No pardon to ask --
Veil of charity --
Requiem.
Other Titles: Lee of the West
Responsibility: by Ralph R. Rea.

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"Primarily a story of the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas. Major General Sterling Prices participated in nearly every engagement west of the Mississippi, except for the Battle of Prairie Grove. It is generally not known that this great leader was a Union man at heart, who by circumstances, was thrown into a conflict he did not want, on the side of those who sought to destroy the Union."--Jacket.

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