Timothy B. Smith

The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson's Epic 1863 Civil War Raid 

Airdate: 12/06/2018 @ 3:30 pm CST

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Bjorn Skaptason talks with Timothy Smith about his book, The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid.

Based upon years of research and presented in gripping, fast-paced prose, Timothy B. Smith’s The Real Horse Soldiers captures the high drama and tension of the 1863 horse soldiers in a modern, comprehensive, academic study. Readers will find it fills a wide void in Civil War literature. The first new study in over 60 years. This book is out of stock. Scroll down to watch the program.

Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago. He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.