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A soldier to the last; Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler in blue and gray.


A soldier to the last; Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler in blue and gray.

Longacre, Edward G.

Potomac Books, Inc.


288 pages




A controversial figure, Major General Joseph "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler (1836-1906) enjoyed a long and varied military career that included service on both sides of the War Between the States and, years later, in the Spanish-American War. This biography focuses on his Civil War years and discusses his role in a number of key battles. Longacre (an historian for the U.S. Air Force) is the author of 22 books on the Civil War and U.S. military aviation. Distributed in the U.S. by Books International.

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Date:May 1, 2007
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