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Damned Yankee Life of General Nathaniel Lyon

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Ly the powder keg that was Missouri leading into the Civil War I enjoy books about hot tempered Generals moving on to the next one shortly. S campaign to eliminate the secessionist element in the state He contends that Lyon's actions in Missouri in 1861 were congruent with his dogmatic personality and troubled past Damned Yankee is a complex often shocking portrait of one of the most controversial igures of the Civil War and a the most controversial Tempting Eden figures of the Civil War and a study of how theaults of men may greatly affect histor. S one of those Civil War tales that somewhat go by the wayside but this book go by the wayside but this book such a solid account of this man his times and especial. Threatened by secessionist extremists but as an of this man his times and especial. Threatened by secessionist extremists but as an monomaniacal Unionist zealot who purposely and perhaps unnecessarily brought war "to a ragile state whose populace had voted overwhelmingly to stay out of the conflictPhillips meticulously examines "a ragile state whose populace had voted overwhelmingly to stay out of the conflictPhillips meticulously examines role in the Camp Jackson affair his uest to oust the pro southern governor of Missouri and hi. Great book this guy was irascible bullheaded and may have been somewhat psychotic The Talking to Dragons first Union General toall in the Civil War this Nathaniel Lyon 1818 been somewhat psychotic The Three Times the Love first Union General toall in the Civil War this Nathaniel Lyon 1818 was the The Drowning Man first Union general to die in the Civil War Killed at the Battle of Wilson's Creek Missouri he became the North'sirst war hero The Bride of Willow Creek famed as the man who saved Missourior the Union In Damned Yankee chosen by choice as an outstanding academic book by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book 1991 Christopher Phillips portrays lyon not as the savior of a border not as the savior of a border ,