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Gentleman and Soldier: The Extraordinary Life of General Wade Hampton

by Longacre, Edward G.
Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press
Retail Price: $27.50
Issue: Spring 2004
ISBN: 1558539646

Wade Hampton served as a cavalry commander for the Confederacy and was a part of many of the wars major battles in the Eastern theater. Before the war he was one of the richest men in South Carolina; he later became Governor of South Carolina and a U.S. Senator. This is the first biography of Hampton in over 50 years.

review of Gentleman and Soldier: The Extraordinary Life of General Wade Hampton, by Longacre, Edward G., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2004).