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General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West

Albert E. Castel

General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West

by Albert E. Castel

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Price, Sterling, 1809-1867.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 287-294.

      Statement[by] Albert Castel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.P87 C3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 300 p.
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5613723M
      LC Control Number68021804

      Sterling “Old Pap” Price was a lawyer, planter, politician, Missouri Governor, and Confederate General in the Civil War.. Price was born near Farmville, Virginia Septem He grew up to attend attend Hampden-Sydney College in and , where he studied law and worked at the courthouse near his home. Castel, Albert E. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, Baton Rouge: LSU Press, Lause, Mark A. Price's Lost Campaign: The Invasion of Missouri.

        General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, ). This give the story of General Price, an important military leader in Missouri Civil ies with this book (WorldCat). Fellman, Michael. Inside War, The Guerrilla Conflict in Missouri During the American Civil War. (New York. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, ISBN Forsyth, Michael J. The Great Missouri Raid: Sterling Price and the Last Major Confederate Campaign in Northern Territory (McFarland, ) viii, pp. Geiger, Mark W. ().

      Civil War Confederate Major General, US Congressman, Missouri Governor. After six years in the general assembly of Missouri, including four as Speaker of the House, he was elected as a Democrat to represent Missouri's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives Congress in He served. In The Civil War in Missouri Day by Day: , Carolyn Bartels explained that Confederate forces “burned the Osage Bridge on the river [near the present community of Taos] on October 6th (). After skirmishing near Bode Ferry, these troops, under the command of General ‘Jo’ Shelby, moved west toward Jefferson City to meet up with.


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General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West by Albert E. Castel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sterling Price is one of the better CSA General Officers in the West. Maybe not the best general or the easiest one to deal with, he stands head and shoulders above many of his peers. This is an excellent military biography of General Price during the Civil War and while over uses is a "warts and all" by: 4.

Sterling Price is one of the better CSA General Officers in the West. Maybe not the best general or the easiest one to deal with, he stands head and shoulders above many of his peers. This is an excellent military biography of General Price during the Civil War and while over uses is a "warts and all" story/5.

The author draws a fascinating portrait of Price the manvain, courageous, addicted to secrecyand produces insightful interpretations and much pertinent information about the Civil War in the West.

Indeed, the story of General Price—as this account by Albert Castle shows—is the story, in large part, of the Confederacy's struggle in the West.4/5. About the Author Known affectionately to his troops as “Old Pap,” General Sterling Price was a vital and unique personality, and one of the most important and controversial figures of the Civil War.

Indeed, the story of General Price—as this account shows—is the story, in large part, of the Confederacy’s struggle in the West. The author draws a fascinating portrait of Price the man—vain, courageous, addicted to secrecy—and produces insightful interpretations and much pertinent information about the Civil War in the by: 4.

Sterling Price - The Civil War Begins:       With the secession crisis following the election ofPrice initially opposed the actions of the southern states.

As a prominent politician, he was elected to head the Missouri State Convention to debate secession on Febru Major-General Sterling Price (Septem – Septem ) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who fought in both the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil rose to prominence during the Mexican–American War and served as governor of Missouri from to He is remembered today for his service in Arkansas.

The first endeavor of Sterling Price into public service was in Missouri, where he served first in the Missouri House of Representatives and then the United States Congress, up until the outbreak of the Mexican-American War.

Once the war started, Price resigned from Congress, was appointed colonel of the Second Missouri, and became the military governor of New.

Sterling Price (–) Sterling Price was a farmer, politician, and soldier who served as a general from Missouri in Arkansas during the Civil War. Most notably, he commanded the Confederate Department of Arkansas during the fall of Little Rock (Pulaski County) to Federal forces and during the Camden Expedition.

Sterling Price earned the respect of many Missourians as a fiscally responsible governor and patriotic soldier. His career was shaped by the turmoil and division of the Civil War, and Price became a major figure in the war’s western battles.

A monument was erected in his memory in Keytesville in Text and research by Dennis Boman. Sterling Price, a U.S. congressman, governor of Missouri, and Confederate major general, was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, to a slave-owning planter family.

Educated briefly at Hampden-Sydney College, Price read law before moving with his parents to Missouri in Price’s raid was the last major military action inside Missouri during the war.

Later Life. Highlight. After the Civil War ended, Price fled to Mexico, where he hoped to re-establish himself under the protection of Emperor Maximilian. Price returned to St. Louis inwhere he died on September 29 of the same year. In-Depth. Get this from a library.

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Overview Indeed, the story of General Price — as this account by Albert Castle shows — is the story, in large part, of the Confederacy's struggle in the : Albert Castel. The Battle of Wilson’s Creek in Missouri was the first major battle west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War ().

commanded by General Sterling Price () and. For the U.S. army during the Mexican-American War see Army of the West (), and for the French Revolutionary army unit see Army of the West ().

The Army of the West, also known as the Trans-Mississippi District, was a formation of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War that was a part of the Army of saw action in the Battle of Pea.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. "Primarily a story of the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas. Major General Sterling Prices participated in nearly every engagement west of the Mississippi, except. The Battle of Westport pitted Confederate General Sterling Price against Union General Samuel Curtis in the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River.

General Price had begun the invasion of Missouri in September and intended it to force the Union to send more troops to the Western theatre, thereby relieving pressure on the Confederate armies in the. Civil War Biographies; Bleeding Kansas () St. Louis in ; The Battle of Boonville; The Battle of Carthage; The Battle of Wilson's Creek; The Battle of Lexington () The Battle of Pea Ridge.

Prologue; Participants. Union Army of the Southwest; Confederate Army of the West; The Federal Pursuit of General Sterling Price; Van Dorn. WOOD COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, IN CIVIL WAR TIMES: WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE GUERRILLA WARFARE IN THE LITTLE KANAWHA VALLEY Author H.

E Matheny Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 .General Sterling Price and the Confederacy by Thomas C. Reynolds, edited by Robert G. Schultz, University of Missouri Press.

Although and the Confederacy exactly a new book, some war General Sterling Price is not buffs will undoubtedly find it a breath of fresh ally written in by Missouri’s former Confederate governor, Thomas C.

Reynolds, the .