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Farewell, My General

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General J.E.B. Stuart, the great cavalry commander of the Confederacy, the dashing young general whom Lee called his "eyes," is a glamorous and well-known figure in American history. This is a stirring and revealing portrait of an unforgettable woman whose destiny was interlocked with Jeb Stuart's, from Indian fighting days through the climactic agony of The War Between th ...more
Library Binding, 311 pages
Published October 28th 1979 by Amereon Press (first published 1954)
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Seifert mentions an unpublished letter from Stuart she came across in her research: "I came, I saw and I was conquered by the eldest daughter of Colonel Philip St. George Cooke."
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Shirley Seifert was born in St. Peters, Missouri, just west of St. Louis, and has lived all her life in that vicinity. While taking graduate work in journalism at the University of Wisconsin, she was urged to try fiction, and soon after that she sold her first short stories to the American Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post. After 1935, she devoted herself to the historical novel and completed ...more
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