Aram Bakshian Jr: ‘Autumn of the Black Snake’ book review

Aram Bakshian Jr: ‘Autumn of the Black Snake’ book review

AUTUMN OF THE BLACK SNAKE: THE CREATION OF THE U.S. ARMY AND THE INVASION THAT OPENED THE WEST By William Hogeland Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28 447 pages Not many people can claim a 234-year losing streak. One of the few who can is Col. William Crawford, an 18th-century American surveyor and citizen soldier who […]