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The Resource Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887, Peter J. Sehlinger

Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887, Peter J. Sehlinger

Label
Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887
Title
Kentucky's last cavalier
Title remainder
General William Preston, 1816-1887
Statement of responsibility
Peter J. Sehlinger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "William Preston - politician, diplomat, and Confederate general - was the epitome of the antebellum southern landed aristocracy. Born to a well-to-do, well-connected Louisville family, the son of a Revolutionary War veteran, he was educated at Yale and Harvard and married the daughter of Kentucky's largest slaveholder."
  • "As this biography shows, Preston was Kentucky's last cavalier, the beau ideal of the Old South, a dashing defender of the old aristocracy both in the political realm and on the battlefield. His is a multidimensional story of power and privilege, family connections and gender roles, public service and proslavery politics. As Kentucky state historian James C. Klotter declares in the foreword, Preston's life "reveals much about his entire generation and his world.""--Jacket
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
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Sehlinger, Peter J
Dewey number
973.7/3/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kentucky Historical Society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Preston, William
  • Confederate States of America
  • Generals
  • Kentucky
Label
Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887, Peter J. Sehlinger
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Boyhood
  • Youth
  • Husband and soldier
  • Legislator
  • At the court of Spain
  • Fighting for southern independence
  • Minister to Mexico
  • After the war
Control code
on1007291361
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159751
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1007291361
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887, Peter J. Sehlinger
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Boyhood
  • Youth
  • Husband and soldier
  • Legislator
  • At the court of Spain
  • Fighting for southern independence
  • Minister to Mexico
  • After the war
Control code
on1007291361
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159751
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1007291361
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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