Copertina di Clay Allison
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Clay Allison

Gunfighter, American Old West, Presbyterianism, American Civil War, Confederate States Army

Dign Press (08.01.2013 )

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Clay Allison was a Texas cattle rancher and gunfighter. He is one of the best known historic figures of the American Old West. Born Robert Andrew Clay Allison, he was the fourth of the nine children of Jeremiah Scotland Allison and his wife Mariah R. Brown. His father, a Presbyterian minister, also raised cattle and sheep to support his family. Clay Allison reportedly was restless from birth; as a young man became known for wild mood swings and his quick temper. Allison helped on the family farm near Waynesboro, Tennessee, until American Civil War began when he was 21. On October 15, 1861, he enlisted the Confederate States Army in Captain W. H. Jackson's Artillery Battery. Three months later, however, he was medically discharged because an old head injury: "Incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of a blow received many years ago. Emotional or physical excitement produces paroxymals of a mixed character, partly epileptic and partly maniacal
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Dign Press
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Kristen Nehemiah Horst
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Epoca moderna (fino al 1918)
256,36 HK$
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War, Battery, emotional, Army, Regiment, Confederate

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