Autobiography of Samuel S. Hildebrand: The Renowned Missouri Bushwhacker

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Most Civil War historians now agree that the guerrilla conflict shaped the entire war in significant ways. Some of these "bushwhackers"--Nathan Bedford Forrest, William Clarke Quantrill, John Singleton Mosby--have become quite infamous. Illiterate Sam Hildebrand, one of Missouri's most notorious guerrillas--often compared to "Rob Roy," and the subject of dime novels--was one of the few to survive the war and have his story taken down and published. Shortly after this he was killed in a barroom brawl. "I make no apology to ...

Autobiography of Samuel S. Hildebrand: The Renowned Missouri Bushwhacker 2016, University of Arkansas Press

ISBN-13: 9781557288776

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