By Joyce B. Lohse
This illustrated one hundred and three page book details the life of General William J. Palmer. Palmer was a heroic visionary far ahead of his time. The General was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for action in the Civil War. He went on to found the Denver & Rio Grande railroad (D&RG,) and the City of Colorado Springs. This booklet is a must read in order to understand the area and the man and contains photographs not commonly seen. The Now You Know Bio series is suitable for scholars both young and older.