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The Resource Basil Wilson Duke, CSA : the right man in the right place, Gary Robert Matthews ; with a foreword by James A. Ramage

Basil Wilson Duke, CSA : the right man in the right place, Gary Robert Matthews ; with a foreword by James A. Ramage

Label
Basil Wilson Duke, CSA : the right man in the right place
Title
Basil Wilson Duke, CSA
Title remainder
the right man in the right place
Statement of responsibility
Gary Robert Matthews ; with a foreword by James A. Ramage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After practicing law for several years in St. Louis, Basil Wilson Duke (1838-1916) enlisted in the Confederate army in 1861 and was elected first lieutenant of John Hunt Morgan's legendary cavalry unit. As second in command, he was, Morgan recorded, "wise in counsel, gallant in the field," and always "the right man in the right place." Duke was twice wounded in battle and was captured during Morgan's Great Raid and held prisoner for over a year. When Morgan, who was also Duke's brother-in-law, was killed in 1864, Duke was promoted to brigadier general and appointed commander of Morgan's men. M
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthews, Gary Robert
Dewey number
  • 973.7/42/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.D88
LC item number
M38 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Duke, Basil Wilson
  • Confederate States of America
  • Morgan, John Hunt
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Duke, Basil Wilson
  • Morgan, John Hunt
  • Confederate States of America
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Friendship
  • Generals
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Military operations, Cavalry
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Basil Wilson Duke, CSA : the right man in the right place, Gary Robert Matthews ; with a foreword by James A. Ramage
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-346) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The right man in the right place -- The Bluegrass -- MissourI -- On the Green River -- Shiloh, the end of innocence -- Partners in command -- All the Kentuckians wanted to ride -- December battles -- We found pies hot from the oven -- The boys were sorry that Duke was captured -- A convivial evening in Philadelphia -- The glory and chivalry seemed gone -- We looked at each other in amazement -- To perpetuate his fame -- My prospects in that line were not brilliant -- Salmagundi -- A distinctively Southern magazine -- Politics and panic -- At the turn of the century -- The disappointments of life should seem trivial
Control code
65377684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 358 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813171777
Lccn
2005018317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hfqv5
  • 2c4a803e-bba8-4cf5-9c83-9d84b6c8f58a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65377684
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Basil Wilson Duke, CSA : the right man in the right place, Gary Robert Matthews ; with a foreword by James A. Ramage
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-346) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The right man in the right place -- The Bluegrass -- MissourI -- On the Green River -- Shiloh, the end of innocence -- Partners in command -- All the Kentuckians wanted to ride -- December battles -- We found pies hot from the oven -- The boys were sorry that Duke was captured -- A convivial evening in Philadelphia -- The glory and chivalry seemed gone -- We looked at each other in amazement -- To perpetuate his fame -- My prospects in that line were not brilliant -- Salmagundi -- A distinctively Southern magazine -- Politics and panic -- At the turn of the century -- The disappointments of life should seem trivial
Control code
65377684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 358 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813171777
Lccn
2005018317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hfqv5
  • 2c4a803e-bba8-4cf5-9c83-9d84b6c8f58a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65377684
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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