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Jo Shelby"s Iron Brigade

by Deryl P. Sellmeyer

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Army.,
  • Cavalry operations,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Confederate States of America.,
  • Iron Brigade,
  • Missouri,
  • Shelby"s Expedition to Mexico, 1865

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8844305M
    ISBN 101589804309
    ISBN 109781589804302
    OCLC/WorldCa104890606

      Or was it the memory of his own mile expedition behind Union lines to his home in Lafayette County, Mo., in the summer of , from which he returned with 1, fresh recruits — the core of his Iron Brigade? Whatever the inspiration for the raid, it lacked support from Shelby. Download Epub Format Ä General Jo Shelby: Undefeated Rebel PDF by Ð Daniel O'Flaherty This Vivid Work, First Published By UNC Press In.

    Undefeated in the Civil War the last brigade of the confederacy melted into history. Christopher Eger. Offering his services as well as those of his legion, General Shelby found no takers. At the end of the American Civil War, an enitre brigade of mixed cavalry led by General JO Shelby refused surrender and escaped to Mexico. Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade provides a broader, more objective view of Shelby than those afforded by earlier accounts. Continued below. Continued below. The book moves swiftly through the background of events that swept America into Civil War and targets the turmoil that engulfed the Border state of Missouri.

    Attempting to write a modern historical study of Jo Shelby and his command is no easy task. Given the relatively thin amount of scholarly research in regards to Shelby, as well as the mythology heaped upon him by such writers as John Edwards, to present a balanced accounting is difficult and something that Deryl Sellmeyer is to be commended for in the book Jo Shelby’s Iron Brigade. He wrote most of Shelby's after-action reports and became his alter ego. Most important, Edwards wrote three books about the war, two of which, Shelby and His Men and Shelby's Expedition to Mexico, chronicled the wartime and early postwar history of the Iron Brigade. A prominent Missouri newspaper editor, columnist, and editorial writer.


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Jo Shelby"s Iron Brigade by Deryl P. Sellmeyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade tells the tale of how General Joseph Shelby developed three regiments of Confederate recruits into the toughest cavalry brigade west of the Mississippi. This is the first fully factual account of Shelby and his rough riders/5(9).

Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade tells the tale of how General Joseph Shelby developed three regiments of Confederate recruits into the toughest cavalry brigade west of the Mississippi. This is the first fully factual account of Shelby and his rough riders/5.

Get this from a library. Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade. [Deryl P Sellmeyer] -- Deryl Sellmeyer's decade-long research into Shelby's life and his principal officers culminates in this definitive history of Shelby's Brigade from its origin in Missouri, through the end of the.

The toughest, most accomplished cavalry brigade west of the Mississippi River was Gen. Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade. This factual, fully documented account traces the Confederate unit's history from its origin through the end of the Civil War.

Free of romanticized exaggerations, this work is the most reliable historical source on the subject.3/5(1). Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade quantity. Add to cart. SKU: BNF Category: Books. Description; Additional information; Reviews (0) Description.

Jo Shelby’s Confederate “Iron Brigade” operated in the Western Theater of the Civil War. This is the story of their battles and. Shelby's Civil War military career has long needed a modern objective treatment, a task attempted by author Deryl Sellmeyer in his new book Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade.

In the main, Sellmeyer's study is an organizational and command history of the cavalry brigade's 1 role in the various skirmishes, raids, and battles that raged across Missouri and. Reads Read Books Jo Jo Shelbys Iron Brigade book Iron Brigade E-Book Download New E-Books.

Report. Browse more videos. Joseph Orville Shelby was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to one of the state's wealthiest and most influential families. He lost his father at age five and was raised by a stepfather, Benjamin Gratz, who was a member of wealthy Lexington elite. Shelby attended Transylvania University and was a rope manufacturer until Recognized for his leadership skills and talent, Shelby was quickly promoted, and given command of the “Iron Brigade,” so named for their toughness.

Inhe was promoted to brigadier general in the Confederate States Army, and continued to lead his men against Union forces until the end of the war.

The Real Iron Brigade didn't need black hats. In the morning of July 4,a formidable body of lean and sunburned men approached the Rio Grande at its northern shore at Piedras Negras, having camped the previous evening on the low. Hell brother, Jo Shelby rode around Missouri!” General Jo Shelby served with distinction through the rest of the Civil War, but when it came to an end, he and several hundred members of the Iron Brigade were not yet ready to surrender.

Instead, they headed to. Inhe self-published his first book, Saline County Soldier, a brief biography of his great-great-grandfather’s service in the Civil War.

After retiring, Mr. Sellmeyer completely devoted his time to completing his manuscript of the history of Shelby’s Brigade. JO SHELBY’S IRON BRIGADE By Deryl P. Sellmeyer HISTORY / United States. Jo Shelby’s Iron Brigade By Deryl P. Sellmeyer Over the years, there have been many books written about the Missouri Campaign, and General Joseph Orville Shelby.

In my estimation, this is the best I have read. Factual, hard hitting and free of many of those exaggerations and suppositions found in most Civil War books. Author. This vivid work, first published by UNC Press inreveals 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.

For the next three hours Shelby made several attacks along Lazear’s line, but Lazear held firm. At am Brown appeared with his remaining force at Salt Fork Creek. Shelby had assigned Maj. Shanks battalion to stop Brown.

Shelby hoped to defeat Ewing in his front, then turn against Brown. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade by Deryl P.

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General Jo Shelby, a daring and ruthless cavalry commander renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines, declared after Appomattox that he would never surrender.

With three hundred men, some from his fighting “Iron Brigade” regiment, others adventurers, fortune hunters, and deserters, he headed for Mexico.

He led this "Iron Brigade" on a famous raid on the longest cavalry raid of the war behind Union lines in Missouri. The 43 day raid from September 22 to November 3,saw Shelby and his man brigade travel over 1, miles, inflict more than 1, casualties on Union forces, and capture or destroy $2 million worth of enemy supplies.

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QUICK VIEW. Knights of the Bush. The nucleus of Shelby's Brigade of the Confederate States Army began as a company in Missouri in and gre into the greatest Confederate cavalry brigade west of the Mississippi.

This book follows its triumphs all the way to crossing of a contingent of the brigade into Mexico at the end of the Rating: % positive.Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade - Just in time for the commemoration of the th anniversary of Joseph Shelby's wedding, on Julyin Waverly, MO!!!Jo Shelby's Iron Brigade by Deryl Sellmeyer is here!

It describes the toughest, most accompolished cavalry brigade west of the Mississippi River.General Jo Shelby had been a daring and ruthless cavalry commander, renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines.

After Appomattox, Shelby, declaring that he would never surrender, headed for Mexico. With three hundred men, some from his fighting “Iron Brigade” regiment, others adventurers, fortune hunters, and.