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 Mosbyhave become quite infamous. Illiterate Sam Hildebrand, one of Missouri s most notorious guerrillasoften compared to Rob Roy, and the subject of dime novelswas 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 mankind for ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781557288776

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