WorldCat Identities

Wisler, G. Clifton

Overview
Works: 93 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 17,844 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Western stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.I877, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by G. Clifton Wisler
Red Cap by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Yankee drummer boy displays great courage when he's captured and sent to Andersonville Prison
Mr. Lincoln's drummer by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: The author of Red Cap presents the story of William J. Johnston, an eleven-year-old Civil War drummer whose uncommon bravery on the fields of battle drew the attention of Abraham Lincoln and won him the Congressional Medal of Honor
Caleb's choice by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in Texas in 1858, fourteen-year-old Caleb faces a dilemma in deciding whether or not to assist fugitive slaves in their run for freedom
Jericho's journey by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As his family makes the long and difficult journey from Tennessee to their new home in Texas in 1852, twelve-year-old Jericho Wetherby, teased by his sister and brothers about his size, learns there are many ways to grow
When Johnny went marching : young Americans fight the Civil War by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories and photographs of a few dozen underage boys who enlisted in the Civil War as drummers, hospital orderlies, drivers, musicians, and often full-fledged fighting men
Mustang Flats by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father returns from the war in 1865, fourteen year old Alby finds his beloved Pa a changed man and can only hope that they will be friends again
The drummer boy of Vicksburg by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fact-based story, fourteen-year-old drummer boy Orion Howe displays great bravery during a Civil War battle at Vicksburg, Mississippi
My brother, the wind by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attacked by Cheyenne warriors, Timothy was taken captive. Later, he was rescued by a mountain man, Bear
The return of Caulfield Blake by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight years ago, West Texas Sheriff Caulfield Blake did his moral duty, against the fierce wishes of the townspeople and his own wife. Run out of town, he has stayed away, effectively deserting his family. Now, in 1880, Blake's old enemy, "Colonel" Simpson, is scheming to pull off a land-grab by damming a creek vital to Blake's ex-wife Hannah and neighboring friends. Realizing that only "Caulie," a canny rebel leader during the Civil War, can deal with the ruthless Simpson, Hannah writes to him. Blake comes home to find Hannah remarried and the mother of three more children. The errant ex-sheriff's discomfort is further exacerbated by his 14-year-old son's lingering sense of betrayal. But Blake organizes his old friends and after much danger and bloodshed, triumphs
The Trident brand by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fighting for the Confederacy in the Civil War and seeing his own father die in battle, Willie Delamer returns to the family ranch in Texas only to find that he faces another fight--this time against his brother
Lakota by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OLS--Western
Thunder on the Tennessee by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his father's example, sixteen-year old Willie Delamer joins the Second Texas Regiment and leaves his beloved Texas to fight for the Confederacy
Winter of the wolf by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In charge of the family's Texas homestead during the Civil War, 14-year-old T.J. saves the life of a Comanche boy during an Indian raid and they subsequently hunt a large, silver wolf purported to be the devil
Esmeralda by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cry of angry thunder by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The close friendship of a white man and an Indian that had begun in childhood is threatened by the confrontation between their peoples as white settlers move onto Indian lands
The raid by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his little brother is carried off by raiding Comanches, fourteen-year-old Lige disguises himself as an Indian and joins a former slave in a bold rescue attempt
Antelope Springs by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everett Raymond maintains a stop along the stage route with his family, but when a stranger arrives requesting lodgings for a few days, the former marshal finds his world of peace and solitude shattered
Ross's Gap by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carter Ross's property is untouched during Indian raids on his neighbors because Ross's half-brother Johnny is half Comanche, but when Johnny joins up with Chief Quannah Parker, Carter Ross's neighbors demand that he take a stand
The mind trap by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott's identity as a telepathic alien from another planet may be exposed when he's imprisoned in a research institute for psychic children run by a mysterious doctor
Boswell's luck by G. Clifton Wisler( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father dies and the family scatters, Erastus ('Rat') Hadley hires on as a hand to a local farmer. Rat is abused and tortured in his new home, but a depression is on and it's a tough time for a young man to be on his own. When Rat's loyal childhood friend Mitch Morris intervenes and the sheriff rescues Rat, his luck changes. Landing a job at last, Rat rides shotgun for the Western Stage Company out of Fort Worth. He quickly picks up a reputation as a crack shot, and as business increases, Rat is able to save towards the small ranch he'd always dreamed of. His steady routine is interrupted when the hero of his childhood, Sheriff Cathcart, asks him to become his deputy. Rat's first duty as deputy is to track down the Oxenberg gang, one of the deadliest groups of bandits in all of Texas. When he draws close to his quarry, Rat is faced with one of the toughest lessons of his life: friendship and old loyalties don't always square with justice and the law
 
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Red Cap
Alternative Names
Clifton Wisler, G.

G. Clifton Wisler American writer

G. Clifton Wisler Amerikaans schrijver

Wisler, G. Clifton 1950-

Wisler, G. Clifton (Gary Clifton), 1950-

Languages
English (105)

Covers
Mr. Lincoln's drummerCaleb's choiceJericho's journeyWhen Johnny went marching : young Americans fight the Civil WarMustang FlatsThe drummer boy of VicksburgThunder on the TennesseeEsmeralda