The Man Who Wouldn't Surrender- Even in Death. General J.O. Shelby

Compiled by Carolyn Bartels- As "Taps" was sounded in Forest Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri, on February 17, 1897, the soldiers who loved him most, paid their respects. A colorful character in the history of Missouri and well acclaimed as the most expert cavalry leader of the Trans-Mississippi, never giving up, and so it was with his struggle with death. Included is family information and the passing of JO’s beloved Betty. From newspaper accounts as collected and preserved by Fred L. Lee. Soft-cover small booklet, 90 pages.