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For Honor, Glory & Union: The Mexican and Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen. William Haines Lytle

by Carter, Ruth C.
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0813121086

Well-born into a Cincinnati family, "poet-general" Will Lytle was a Democrat sympathetic to states' rights but also a steadfast Unionist. These letters elegantly record his wartime service, from the Mexican War to his battlefield death at Chickamauga.

review of For Honor, Glory & Union: The Mexican and Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen. William Haines Lytle, by Carter, Ruth C., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).