The Outrider by Walter Hesse

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Former British army officer, Roger St. John, was content to leave the horrors of the battlefield for a Texas cattle ranch. But his newfound peace is shattered when Union troops steal his cattle and slaughter his loyal ranch hands. Enraged, St. John joins the Confederate Army to wreak havoc on the Union and the Union officer responsible for the needless bloodshed.As one of Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's Raiders, St. John serves as a spy and saboteur, living off the land for two harsh years. Disillusioned with the war and the Confederate Army leadership, he longs to return home to his ranch. Just when he thinks he can reclaim his life, powerful enemies conspire against him in a way he could never have imagined. St. John must use all his wits and skill to survive.
 

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Published November 15, 2002 by iUniverse. 296 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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