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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960. First Edition [stated] Presumed First Printing. Hardcover. 483,  pages. Volume 1 ONLY. Endpaper maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, tears, chips and soiling. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. The author was a writer and an actor who wrote extensively on the Civil War. "The Hatfields and the McCoys" & "Gray Ghosts and Rebel Riders" are two of his most famous books. "The Gray Ghost," about Confederate Major John Mosby, was made into a television series, as was his Hatfields and McCoys. Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1930. City editor, Huntsville Times, 1931-1937; reporter, Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va., 1937-1941; reporter, Evening Star, Washington, D.C., 1941-1945; staff writer Wall Street Journal, 1943-1945; Assistant to Congressman William M. Tuck of Virginia, 1963-69; staff writer, NASA Activities, 1969-76. Member; National Press Club; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Delta Chi. District of Columbia Civil War Round Table gold medal for meritorious writing. Used the pseudonym, Pat Jones, for some writing.