Marshall, NC Author Publishes Law Enforcement Memoir

October 01, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
October 1, 2016 - Wearer of the Confederate Gray: Memoirs of a North Carolina State Trooper, a new book by Mike Gahagan, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

In this stirring memoir, we are regaled by a string of anecdotal tales about the legendary State Trooper Mike "Mad Dog" Gahagan. At times laugh-out-loud hilarious and at others heart-rending, the exploits and adventures of Trooper Gahagan offer keen insight into the world of law enforcement in the straight-shooting, no-holds-barred voice that only Gahagan has. But more than a career rundown, Wearer of the Confederate Gray tells the story of a man, his family, and the path they walk to uphold the law for the safety and betterment of society.

Ever since he was eight years old, Mike Gahagan knew he wanted to be part of the North Carolina Highway Patrol. He served briefly in the Andrews Police Department before living out his dream. He has been a member of many law enforcement organizations. Now retired from Highway Patrol, he is still a sworn law enforcement officer with the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department and the A-B Tech Police Department.

About the Author:
Gahagan and his wife have been married for over thirty years. They have four children and four grandchildren. Gahagan moved a lot as a child, but Madison County, North Carolina is still his home his family has lived in the area for over two hundred years. Like his ancestors, Gahagan is a member of the Masonic order.

Wearer of the Confederate Gray: Memoirs of a North Carolina State Trooper is a 574-page hardcover with a retail price of $34.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-1982-2. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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