Ghosts of War: The Killing of Captain Wesley Riden

Written by talented research anthropologist C. Mark Riden M.A. M.Ed., the Ghosts of War elevates the lives of diverse civilian heroes and military combatants who witnessed or had fought in America’s Wars that most historians overlook.

Ghosts of War takes the reader on a journey into the past with a murder mystery in mind complete with a host of collaborators trying to answer the question: Who killed Captain Wesley Riden?

After being arrested twice by the Missouri Provost Marshal’s Office for speaking out against the Union, he and his newborns were violently murdered by cannon in 1864.