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Jefferson Davis in Blue: The Life of Sherman's Relentless Warrior

by Hughes, Jr., Nathaniel Cheairs and Whitney, Gordon D.
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $49.95
Issue: Fall 2002
ISBN: 0807127779

Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Gordon D. Whitney offer a thorough look at the complex story of Jefferson Columbus Davis, most infamously known for the murder of his former commander and the abandonment of African American refugees to the Confederate Cavalry. Hughes and Whitney pose that there is more to the story of this intricate Union military leader and the aim of this text to shed light on the totality of the man.

review of Jefferson Davis in Blue: The Life of Sherman's Relentless Warrior, by Hughes, Jr., Nathaniel Cheairs, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2002).