Tells the story of a young farmer who enlisted in the Confederate Cavalry, describes his exposure to the realities of war, and looks at the Civil War campaigns fought west of the Mississippi
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B.P. Gallaway is emeritus professor of history at Abilene Christian University. His other publications include Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy.Review:
Gallaway is a professional historian who brings a scholar's touch to Ragged Rebel. Readers get a 'bird's eye' view of an autobiography, yet also get the analytical overview of a master biographer. --James Smallwood, in Civil War History
David Nance's personality animates this volume . . . . Gallaway has provided an important source in nineteenth-century social history. --Anne J. Bailey, in Southwestern Historical Quarterly
PRAISE FOR THE RAGGED REBEL
;. . . a small jewel of Civil War history well worth reading. --Frank H. Smyrl, in Journal of American History
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Book Description University of Texas Press, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110292770472