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Bridge Burner: Being the Full and Factual Account of the Dramatic Life and Exploits of the Infamous Dr. William Parks Rucker, a Controversial Slave-Owning Union Partisan

By Michael P. Rucker
Format
Book
Published
Charleston, West Virginia : Quarrier Press, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
1891852922, 9781891852923
Description
x, 292 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • William Parks Rucker in the Civil War was the '"second most hated individual in Virginia (second only to Abraham Lincoln)," was a slave-owning Union partisan, was held in 10 different jails; he burned bridges (or helped burn them), had a life full of adventure and controversy.
  • References and notes, p. 223-251; Bibliography, p.253-263; Indices to family names, p. 265-292.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original black boards; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Trust Fund, 2015/2016.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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