by Charles E. Bennett
262 pages 5.3" x 8.2" (2001)
He rode with Bolivar . . . Gregor MacGregor: Scottish adventurer or Venezuelan patriot? International privateer or champion of freedom? Hero or rogue?
This book describes a little-known chapter in early U.S. history about a man who risked all for the liberty of colonial Florida and the rights of all men.
“Romance and combat join forces in this fascinating account of the life of General MacGregor and his efforts for independence in South America and the Spanish colony of Florida in the early 1800s.” – Adm. David L. Harlow, USN ret., Past President of Jacksonville University
“A true story of high adventure in the early history of Florida and the South American quest for independence.” – Dr. John Lombardi, Past President, University of Florida
Charles E. Bennett served more than 50 years in public service, including being among the ten longest-serving members of Congress in the nation’s history and setting an all-time record of not missing a single legislative vote in 41 years. Bennett published seven books in the field of history and was Jacksonville University’s Distinguished Professor of Government.
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