Updated as of ..2/15/2024

Specials


Skirmish Action Rules and Miniatures


On Military Matters Rules-Reviews, Notes and Feedback



Your Shopping Cart





Military Novels
Military Art
Toy Soldiers
Military Models
Wargaming
Wargaming Rules
Unit Histories
Militaria
Arms & Armor
Uniforms
General Military History
Ancients
Dark Ages
Middle Ages
Renaissance
16th Century
17th Century
Thirty Year's War
English Civil War
Late 17th Century
18th Century
Marlburian
War of the Austrian Succession
Seven Year's War
American War of Independence
French Revolution
19th Century
Napoleonics
War of 1812
US Indian Wars
Mexican American War
Crimean War
Indian Mutiny
Garabaldi Wars
American Civil War
American West
German Wars of Unification
Austro-Prussian Wars
Franco-Prussian Wars
Colonial Wars
Anglo-Boer Wars
Spanish-American War
20th Century
Aviation
Armored Fighting Vehicles/Artillery
Naval:1880-2000
Russo-Japanese War
Mexican Revolution
Balkan Wars
World War One
Russian Revolution
Spanish Civil War
Italian-Ethiopian War
Russo-Finnish War
World War Two
Post WWII
Korean War
French-Algerian War
Arab-Israeli Wars
Vietnam War
Modern War
Boardgames
Weapons
Command
Raids
Duel
Battle Orders
Modelling
Fortress
Essential History
Combat Aircraft
Aircraft of the Aces
Old Vanguard
New Vanguard
Campaign
Elite
Warrior
Men-at-Arms
French & Indian War
Videos
Magazines and Periodicals

Top

Your Shopping Cart



We accept the following, plus checks or cash

YEAR OF GLORY: The Life and Battles of Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, June 1862-June 1863

YEAR OF GLORY: The Life and Battles of Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, June 1862-June 1863
by Akers, Monte

1-216130

No commander during the Civil War is more closely identified with the 'cavalier mystique' as Major General J.E.B. (Jeb) Stuart. And none played a more prominent role during the brief period when the hopes of the nascent Confederacy were at their apex, when it appeared as though the Army of Northern Virginia could not be restrained from establishing Southern nationhood.

Jeb Stuart was not only successful in leading Robert E. Lee's cavalry in dozens of campaigns and raids, but for riding magnificent horses, dressing outlandishly, and participating in balls and parties. Longstreet reported that at the height of the Battle of Second Manasses, Stuart rode off singing, 'If you want to have good time, join the cavalry . . .' Porter Alexander remembered him singing, in the midst of Chancellorsville, 'Old Joe Hooker, won't you come out of the Wilderness?'

Stuart was blessed with an unusually positive personality-always upbeat, charming, boisterous, and humorous, remembered as the only man who could make Stonewall Jackson laugh, reciting poetry when not engaged in battle, and yet never using alcohol or other stimulants.

The book focuses on the 12 months in which Stuart's reputation was made, following his career on an almost day-to-day basis from June 1862, when Lee took command of the army, to June 1863, when Stuart turned north to regain a glory slightly tarnished at Brandy Station, but found Gettysburg instead.

Includes 16 pages of illustrations.

1 vol, 392 pgs 2018 US, CASEMATE
NEW-softcover, available early February 2018 ......$20.00

Add to Cart

Updated as of 2/15/2024

ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price