Ben Mcculloch and the Frontier Military Tradition by Thomas W. Cutrer
(Civil War America)

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[A] well-written, comprehensively researched biography.--Publishers Weekly

"Will both edify the scholar while captivating and entertaining the general reader. . . . Cutrer's research is impeccable, his prose vigorous, and his life of McCulloch likely to remain the standard for many years.--Civil War

"A well-crafted work that makes an important contribution to understanding the frontier military tradition and the early stages of the Civil War in the West.--Civil War History

"A penetrating study of a man who was one of the last citizen soldiers to wear a general's stars.--Blue and Gray

"A brisk narrative filled with colorful quotations by and about the central figure. . . . Will become the standard biography of Ben McCulloch.--Journal of Southern History

"A fast-paced, clearly written narrative that does full justice to its heroically oversized subject.--American Historical Review

About Thomas W. Cutrer

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Thomas W. Cutrer is associate professor of American studies at Arizona State University West.
Published June 1, 1993 by The University of North Carolina Press. 416 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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