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The Wastage - Cover Art
A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR
"The Confederacy didn't realize in late 1862 just how close they came to winning ..."
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Dean Halliday Smith Bio Image Dean Halliday Smith is a fifth generation Kansan, a Vietnam vet, a lawyer, and grandfather several times over.  His interests are Bleeding Kansas territorial days, the civil war, and post-war western novels. 

He has authored two books, Thomas Ewing Jr.: Frontier Lawyer and Civil War General, U. of Missouri Press (2008); and The Wastage, Rowe Publishing Co., (2016). 

Smith lives on a small farm in Larned, Kansas, with his wife, Kahrmelle. 

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