What Price Retribution: The Wilson and Reves Story


By Philip Nichols.  This historically accurate novel aptly describes the story of the killing of Maj. James Wilson by the partisan  Colonel Timothy Reves,  in southeast Missouri in 1864, following the Battle of Pilot Knob.  As the personalized and military conflict  progressed  in the region, Philip builds the tension between the two antagonists and then the duty minded Union officer and the zealous, partisan preacher finally meet. The actual killing and the events leading up and following actions  have been studied by military and history scholars alike for years; all attempting to  find  the true story. A riveting read. $17.95 Soft-cover edition.