New PDF release: A Soldier to the Last: Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler in Blue and

By Edward G. Longacre

Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler served in armies, taking part in an important function within the improvement of accomplice cavalry within the Civil War's western theater, and, greater than thirty years afterwards, commanded troops within the Spanish-American conflict. After leaving the U.S. military to hitch the Confederacy, Wheeler served in artillery and infantry devices prior to becoming a member of the cavalry. as a consequence, he fought at Shiloh, the conflict of Murfreesboro, and different engagements. As a cavalry commander within the military of Tennessee from mid-1862 virtually to the war's finish, he raided Gen. William T. Sherman's strains of verbal exchange and contested his strengthen within the ultimate Carolinas crusade.

In addition to detailing Wheeler's Civil conflict event, Edward Longacre discusses Wheeler's formative years and schooling at West element, his pre-Civil conflict carrier within the Regiment of fixed Riflemen, his postwar company, his political occupation as a congressman from Alabama, and his colourful carrier in Cuba as an enormous normal of volunteers through the Spanish-American warfare. Longacre additionally seeks to right mistakes and misconceptions approximately this Civil conflict determine that experience turn into part of the general public checklist, making Joseph Wheeler's lifestyles and profession available to a brand new iteration of readers. A Soldier to the Last can be a important addition to the library of a person attracted to Civil warfare background and U.S. army history.

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