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Gentle Tiger: The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat

by Dufour, Charles L.
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0807123919

A Richmond matron described the famed Louisiana Tigers as "men of desperate courage but questionable morals." This reprint chronicles the dashing activities of Roberdeau Wheat, who led the Tigers until his battle death at Gaines' Mill.

review of Gentle Tiger: The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat, by Dufour, Charles L., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).