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Edge of the Sword: The Ordeal of Carpetbagger Marshall Twitchell in the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Tunnell, Ted
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $34.95 hardcover
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 0807126594

This biography recounts Marshall Twitchell's evolution from Vermont to a Freedmen's Bureau agent in Louisiana and influential Republican organizer during Reconstruction.

review of Edge of the Sword: The Ordeal of Carpetbagger Marshall Twitchell in the Civil War and Reconstruction, by Tunnell, Ted, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).