Vigilante Wars

How the 1849 Gold Rush in California brought mob rule ...


David Hardin

David Hardin’s most recent book is After the War, in which he considers the lives and images of major Civil War figures after the shooting stopped. Mr. Hardin is a veteran newspaperman who grew up on the battlefield of Nashville, Tennessee. He has been a writer and editor at newspapers across the South, including those in Nashville, Raleigh, Savannah, Miami, Tampa, Jackson, and Huntsville,, Alabama. Among his national journalism awards is a Pulitzer Prize. He lives in the Huntsville area.