Written by Wolford’s great-great-nephew, Ronald Wolford Blair, the book discusses in detail Wolford’s heroic leadership in part of more than 300 battles and skirmishes, during which he was wounded seven times, and his notable rivalry with Morgan’s Raiders.
Additional details about Wolford’s political career and personal life are reviewed, plus little-known facts about his staunch opposition and policy dispute with President Abraham Lincoln over the use of black soldiers in the Union forces.
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About The Author
Ronald Wolford Blair gave fascinating lecture at Lindsey Wilson By Robert Cumming Lexington author Ronald Wolford Blair, a descendant of Civil War and Ky court fame was at Lindsey-Wilson Tuesday afternoon for a Kentucky Humanities Council lecture and discussion concerning his fascinating new book: Wild Wolf “The Great Civil War Rivalry”. Anyone remotely interested in local south-central Ky Civil War history will appreciate the time, effort, and careful detail this brilliant author and descendant of Union First Ky Cavalry Colonel Frank Wolford has put into this unique story. For those fortunate to attend the lecture, it was a great opportunity to meet the author and glimpse into the past of a remarkable character chronicling history right in our own backyard. –Robert Cumming Listen to Ron Blair’s WVXU NPR interview “The Story of Col. Frank Woodford, Commander of the Union Army’s 1st Kentucky Cavalry” by clicking on link below.-Ronald Wolford Blair gave fascinating lecture at Lindsey Wilson By Robert Cumming
Book DetailsAuthor: Ronald Wolford Blair
Product Dimensions: 6x9
Cover Type: Hardcover