Rebel Chronicles – Raiders, Scouts and Train Robbers of the Upper Potomac


By:   Steve French

300 pages

Bibliography, Endnotes, Index


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 Steve French’s new title Rebel Chronicles is divided into three parts.

     Part 1 consists of 8 chapters dealing with Potomac Scouts Captain Redmond Burke and Lieutenant Andrew Leopold and 4 chapters covering the Valley Scout Captain John Corbin Blackford.

     Part 2: The Raiders gives 3 chapters on the Highland Raiders and the Raids on Little Cacapon, Paw Paw, Capon Bridge, South Fork and Saint George.

     Part 3 gives us 3 chapters of Train Robberies. The Winchester & Potomac Robbery, The Brown’s Shop Robbery and the Greenback Raid Robbery.

     Ted Alexander, Chief Historian, Antietam National Battlefield says: “Steve’s book is buttressed by a vast array of sources, many of them never before utilized in any other studies. The bibliography alone is worth the price of this book. Some scholars have thrown out the challenge that there is nothing new to write about on the Civil War. Let them read Rebel Chronicles. Steve French has provided us with a fresh look at an often ignored phase of Civil War History.”

Additional information

Weight .96 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × .75 × 8.5 in


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