Paperback Edition: April 21, 2020
"Well written, with a keen eye for depicting the human side of history, Unlikely General draws the reader into exploring the passions, compulsions, and cultural perceptions of an important and justly celebrated figure in the founding of the American republic."
University of Washington
"Mary Stockwell has written what portends to be the definitive account of the life and times of Brigadier General 'Mad' Anthony Wayne ... Wayne was indeed an 'unlikely general' but one who played a central role in the early military affairs of the United States."
Charles P. Neimeyer
Marine Corps University
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
and the Battle for America
"Stockwell has given us an Anthony Wayne unlike any other - a brave and sometimes brilliant soldier, but also a complex, flawed, and emotionally vulnerable man ... An important and engaging biography."
Mark Edward Lender,
A Respectable Army