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Unlikely warriors : General Benjamin H. Grierson and his family

Author: William H Leckie; Shirley A Leckie
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Benjamin Henry Grierson was born 8 July 1826 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His parents were Robert Grierson and Mary Sheppard. He married Alice Kirk 24 September 1854 and they had seven children. Details his military career fighting in the Union Army in the Civil War and commanding the Tenth Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers" on the western frontier in Texas and New Mexico.
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Genre/Form: Grierson, Benjamin H
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Henry Grierson; Benjamin Henry Grierson; Grierson.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Leckie; Shirley A Leckie
ISBN: 0806119128 9780806119120
OCLC Number: 10948416
Description: xv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
"Virtually left without a dollar" --
The making of a soldier --
The raid --
Frustration, defeat, and final victory --
"Come-to my medicine bluff mountain home" --
Peace policies falter --
Banished to west Texas --
Taming the trans-Pecos --
Journey's end.
Responsibility: by William H. Leckie and Shirley A. Leckie.

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Benjamin Henry Grierson was born 8 July 1826 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His parents were Robert Grierson and Mary Sheppard. He married Alice Kirk 24 September 1854 and they had seven children. Details his military career fighting in the Union Army in the Civil War and commanding the Tenth Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers" on the western frontier in Texas and New Mexico.

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