William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.
Reviewed by Michael H. Taint (Independent Scholar and United States Air Force (ret)) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)