The Right Man in the Right Place
Matthews. Basil Wilson Duke was second in command in John Hunt Morgan's legendary cavalry unit and the brilliant tactician behind much of the unit's success. This biography offers an in-depth study of Duke's Civil War exploits - including his capture during Morgan's Great Raid, his imprisonment and his appointment as commander of Morgan's men - and traces his postwar literary, legal and political career. 408 pages, 37 illustrations and maps, 6"x 9¼", hardcover.