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Sterling Price; portrait of a Southerner by Robert E. Shalhope

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English


  • Price, Sterling, 1809-1867

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [293]-303.

Statement[by] Robert E. Shalhope.
LC ClassificationsE467.1.P87 S5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4466000M
ISBN 100826201032
LC Control Number79130670

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Early life and education. Sterling Price was born near Farmville, in Prince Edward County, Virginia on Septem , into a family of Welsh origin. His father was Pugh Price, whose ancestor John Price was born in Brecknock, Wales, in and settled in the Virginia Colony in the early s. His mother was Elizabeth Williamson. Price attended Hampden–Sydney College in and Service/branch: United States Volunteers, . Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shalhope, Robert E., Sterling Price; portrait of a Southerner. Columbia, Mo., University of. Sterling Price Sterling Price, Book Portrait of A Southerner by Shalhope, Robert E. Book - 92 PS. Available. Albert Castel draws a fascinating portrait of Price the man—vain, courageous, addicted to secrecy—and produces fresh interpretations and much pertinent new information about the Civil War in the West. At first Price opposed the secession of Missouri, but as a Southerner and slaveholder his sympathies were with the Confederacy.

Noel H. Pugach University of New Mexico Sterling Price: Portrait of a Southerner. By Robert E. Shalhope. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, Pp. xii, $) Sterling Price has long stood as one of the more intriguing of the many controversial figures within Confederate ranks. Sterling Price was a farmer, politician, and soldier who served as a general from Missouri in Arkansas during the Civil War. Most notably, he commanded the Confederate Department of Arkansas during the fall of Little Rock (Pulaski County) to Federal forces and during the Camden Expedition. Born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, on Septem , into a wealthy planting family, Price. PRICE, STERLING, a Representative from Missouri; was born near Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., on Septem ; completed preparatory studies and attended Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Fayette and later to Keytesville, Mo.; member of the State house of representatives and served as speaker; elected as a. Shalhope, Robert E. Sterling Price, Portrait of a Southerner. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, Sinisi, Kyle S. The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price's Missouri Expedition of (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, ) xviii, pp. Ligações externas Sterling Price ().

Sterling Price (Septem – Septem ) was a soldier, lawyer, planter, and politician from the U.S. state of served as a United States Army brigadier general during the Mexican-American was governor of Missouri from to During the American Civil War Price was a Major general serving with the Confederate States : Septem , Prince Edward County, Virginia. Shalhope, Robert E. Sterling Price, Portrait of a Southerner. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, Cite This Page: Phillips, Christopher. "Price’s Missouri Expedition (or Price’s Raid)" Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, Robert E. Shalhope is George Lynn Cross Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Sterling Price: Portrait of a Southerner, John Taylor of Caroline: Pastoral Republican, The Roots of Democracy: American Culture and Thought, , and Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys: The Emergency of Liberal Democracy in Vermont, , the last published by Johns. Sterling Price, a U.S. congressman, governor of Missouri, and Confederate major general, was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, to a slave-owning planter family. Educated briefly at Hampden-Sydney College, Price read law before moving with his parents to Missouri in