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Porter, John Marion, 1839-1884
One of Morgan's men [electronic resource] : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry / edited by Kent Masterson Brown
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2011
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Subject Porter, John Marion, 1839-1884
Confederate States of America. Army. Morgan's Cavalry Division
Confederate States of America. Army. Kentucky Cavalry Regiment, 9th
Subject(s) Soldiers -- Kentucky -- Biography
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
Physical Description xix, 300 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents To the military I submitted myself -- You have crowned yourselves with glory -- It was literally a leap in the dark -- We struck out on our own responsibility -- A perfect tornado of shots was fired at us -- It was a grand and imposing ovation -- The whiskey was still abundant -- The fame and glory of Morgan's command -- This was a hard-fought field -- Our march was cautious -- The scene was ludicrous and pitiful -- I was captured for the last time -- The days dragged slowly by -- With three days' rations, we started home
Alternate Author Brown, Kent Masterson, 1949-

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