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The Resource One of Morgan's men : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry, edited by Kent Masterson Brown

One of Morgan's men : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry, edited by Kent Masterson Brown

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One of Morgan's men : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry
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One of Morgan's men
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memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry
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edited by Kent Masterson Brown
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eng
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John Marion Porter (1839-1898) grew up working at his family's farm and dry goods store in Butler County, Kentucky. The oldest of Reverend Nathaniel Porter's nine children, he was studying to become a lawyer when the Civil War began. As the son of a family of slave owners, Porter identified with the Southern cause and wasted little time enlisting in the Confederate army. He and his lifelong friend Thomas Henry Hines served in the Ninth Kentucky Calvary under John Hunt Morgan, the "Thunderbolt of the Confederacy."When the war ended, Porter and Hines opened a law practice together, but Porter wa
Biography type
autobiography
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  • illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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One of Morgan's men : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry, edited by Kent Masterson Brown
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One of Morgan's men : memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry, edited by Kent Masterson Brown
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcp44
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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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
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9780813140186
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illustrations, maps
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