[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
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Published June 1, 1993
by The University of North Carolina Press.
Biographies & Memoirs, History, War.