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The Resource Soldier princess : the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867, David Coffey

Soldier princess : the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867, David Coffey

Label
Soldier princess : the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867
Title
Soldier princess
Title remainder
the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867
Statement of responsibility
David Coffey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beautiful and brave, outlandish and unconventional, Princess Agnes Salm-Salm played a sometimes controversial, often conspicuous, and always colorful role in three of the nineteenth century's major events: the American Civil War, the fall of Maximilian's empire in Mexico, and the Franco-Prussian War. During the Civil War this mysterious American woman married a German soldier of fortune who served in the Union Army and happened also to be a minor prince. Over the course of the war she combined beauty and assertiveness to advance her husband's career and in the meantime lived a most unlikely adventure. The impetuous couple later rallied to Maximilian's cause in Mexico, where Agnes's extravagant efforts to save the doomed emperor made her a leading figure in the tragedy. The princess went on to earn praise for her work in the field hospitals of France. By the time of her death in 1912 this enigmatic woman's life had become the stuff of myth, which she had only encouraged. Stories featured her fighting beside her husband in battle while treating the wounded. She claimed to have received a captain's commission for her services and to have been a close friend of President Lincoln, which apparently she was not. One story even placed her in command of a company of troops during Sherman's March to the Sea."--Jacket
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coffey, David
Dewey number
  • 970.04/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
D400.S2
LC item number
C64 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Salm-Salm, Agnes Elisabeth Winona Leclerq Joy
  • Women
  • Princesses
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Salm-Salm, Agnes Elisabeth Winona Leclerq Joy
  • European Intervention in Mexico (1861-1867)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Homes
  • Manners and customs
  • Princesses
  • Women
  • Mexico
  • North America
  • United States
Label
Soldier princess : the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867, David Coffey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-121) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50637722
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 129 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781585449668
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50637722
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Soldier princess : the life & legend of Agnes Salm-Salm in North America, 1861-1867, David Coffey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-121) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50637722
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 129 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781585449668
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50637722
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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