"If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well."

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About the author:
Historian Thomas D. Perry is the author of over thirty books on regional history along the North Carolina and Virginia border. Perry worked to preserve J. E. B. Stuart's birthplace in the 1990s after studying history at Virginia Tech under Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr.

"If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well."

William J. Palmer and the Fight for Martinsville Virginia April 8, 1865

Authored by Thomas D. Perry

As the American Civil War began to run down the southern Virginia town of Martinsville in Henry County saw one of the last actions of that war. A Confederate cavalry regiment under the command of James T. Wheeler met the brigade of Union Brevet Brigadier General William J. Palmer on April 8, 1865. The result was a victory for the United States forces. This book tells the story of that fight for Martinsville and the life of Palmer, who was born a Quaker in Delaware and ended his life as a millionaire businessman in Colorado.

Publication Date:
1460976320 / 9781460976326
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / United States / Civil War

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