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General James G. Blunt

Collins, Robert

General James G. Blunt

tarnished glory

by Collins, Robert

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Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna, La .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Blunt, James G. 1826-1881.,
    • Blunt, James G. 1826-1881 -- Psychology.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index.

      StatementRobert Collins.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.B656 C65 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3297263M
      LC Control Number2004022428

      Help Help, opens a new window. Help Help, opens a new windowMissing: James G. Blunt. Regrettably, Robert Collins' General James G. Blunt: Tarnished Glory provides little more than a cursory overview, frequently plagued by errors and egregious omissions. Claiming a lack of primary source material, Collins states that "Reconstructing the deeds and personality of James G. Blunt isn't easy" (p. 13).

        Blunt, James G., major-general, was born in Hancock county, Me., in From the time he was fifteen until his twentieth year he spent on the sea, then studied medicine, was. Compra General James G. Blunt: Tarnished Glory. SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei. Passa al contenuto principale. Iscriviti a Prime Ciao, Accedi Account e liste Accedi Account e liste Resi e ordini Iscriviti a Prime Carrello Reviews: 2.

      James Blunt James G. Blunt, a Union brigadier general from Kansas who commanded troops in a number of fights in Arkansas, including the Battle of Prairie Grove. Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. General James G. Blunt: Tarnished Glory by Collins, Robert () Hardcover: Books - ews: 2.


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General Blunt was born in Maine in and attended the Ellsworth Military Academy a high school for boys. He moved to Ohio in and attended Starling Medical College in Columbus, Ohio. His uncle, Dr. Rufus Gilpatrick, was one of his teachers. He graduated in and married Nancy G. Putnam in In he moved to Kansas.

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James G. Blunt (–) James Gilpatrick Blunt had several careers and titles during his lifetime, including doctor, ship’s captain, and major general of volunteers in the U.S.

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