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Andrew Nelson Lytle


A Tactical Blunder

Sherman: Pighting Prophet. By Lloyd Lewis. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. $3.50. There are two general groups of biographies: those written shortly after the events which have made the actors important enough to deserve this sort of attent [...]

Old Scratch in the Valley

I Long Gourd Valley, like Gaul, is divided into three parts: the Bowl, Polecat Hollow, and the Handle. This division is largely economic and social, for physically the valley takes the general shape which gives it its name and falls more naturally in [...]

The Lincoln Myth

Lincoln, The Man. By Edgar Lee Masters. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. $5.00. Lincoln the Politician. By Don C. Seitz. New York: Coward-McCann, $4.00. New Letters and Papers of Lincoln. Compiled by Paul M. Angle. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [...]