“Interesting and insightful . . . a pleasure to read. It will be of special interest to students of the Old Army.”—Illinois Historical Journal
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“Dixon not only tells a good biography but also provides information about the military settlement of the frontier.”—Wild West
“A comprehensive and articulate biography of an officer too long relegated to obscurity . . . Its major contribution is its placement of the army of Forsyth’s era in a striking political-economic context.”—Nebraska History
About the Author
David Dixon is an associate professor of history at Slippery Rock University.