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Description - General John Buford by Edward Longacre

"A balanced piece of scholarship that should stand as the standard work on Buford for some time to come." Civil War News . This lively and informative biography of General John Buford-the Union's most important cavalry officer-covers his entire military career, from his West Point days through his quartermaster duties, his field service on the frontier, and the Bleeding Kansas and Mormon campaigns, to his famous Civil War campaigns, including Brandy Station and Gettysburg. Acclaimed Civil War author Edward Longacre has combed family records, West Point cadet files, and the National Archives to produce what can safely be described as a classic of military biography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306812743
ISBN-10: 0306812746
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edward Longacre

Edward G. Longacre is the author of numerous biographies of Civil War generals. He is a recipient of the prestigious Fletcher Pratt Award for Civil War writing. He lives in Newport News, Virginia.

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