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General Jo Shelby: Undefeated Rebel
This vivid work, first published by UNC Press in 1954, reveals General Joseph Orville Shelby as one of the best Confederate cavalry leaders--and certainly the most colorful. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, but drawn by the promise of the growing West, Shelby became one of the richest men in Missouri. Siding with the Confederacy at the outbreak of the Civil War, he organized ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published January 1st 1954)
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i found out that one of my ancestors rode with jo shelby and no one else did for 4 years.my ancestor was also named jake stonestreet.and jo shelby was a confederate general.i also found out that my ancestor was the best fighter on his unit.he also got upgraded to major.