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Pecos Bill

A Military Biography of William R. Shafter

Pecos Bill( )
Author: Carlson, Paul H.
Publication Date:Jun 2000
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

General William R. Shafter was no gallant hero. He drank, gambled, swore, got into fights with his men. They nicknamed him for the river that was one of his targets: "Pecos Bill." He was accused of trying to start a war with Mexico and became involved in an embezzlement case. Associated with military blunders during the Spanish-American War, he has often been pictured as a fat, incompetent buffoon. But Shafter, if coarse and abrasive, was a man who got results. A...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.62 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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