Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble: Biography of a Baltimore Confederate

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Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, one of the oldest and more eccentric officers involved in the Civil War, made himself a favorite of Stonewall Jackson through his courage and stubborn energy. Born to a Quaker family, Trimble spent his childhood on the American frontier. After graduating from West Point, he served in the Old Army and then involved himself with the growing railroad industry of the 1830s, living at the forefront of American modernization. As the war began, he sided with the South, burning railroad bridges ...

Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble: Biography of a Baltimore Confederate 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786421312

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