University Press of Kentucky
In her well-documented introduction to wartime letters of William Haines Lytle (1826-1863), editor Ruth C. Carter characterizes Ohio's poet-general as the epitome of the Southern cavalier -- vain, romantic, schooled in the social graces yet also pro-slavery, politically active, and a Douglas Democra....
Sellers, John R.
"Southern Cavalier, Steadfast Unionist: An Ohio Poet-General's Elegant Dispatches From The Field,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 2
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol2/iss1/23