Academic journal article The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

Book and Media Notes

Academic journal article The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

Book and Media Notes

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Scholars of Arkansas in the Civil War lamenting the dearth of works on the Trans-Mississippi theater will welcome Greyhound Commander: Confederate General John G. Walker's History of the Civil War West of the Mississippi, edited by Richard Lowe of the University of North Texas. Walker's memoir, one of only two written by high-ranking Confederate officials who operated in the Trans-Mississippi, describes both his own experiences and other military events in the west. Though the work also includes Walker's exploits in Texas and Louisiana, events relevant to Arkansas such as the Red River Campaign, the Camden Expedition, and the battle of Jenkins' Ferry will interest readers. Never before published, the slim volume benefits from the expert annotations of Lowe. Orders for the $36.00 hardcover can be placed by mail through the Louisiana State University Press, 3990 West Lakeshore Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808; via phone at (225) 578-6666; or online at lsupress. …

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