Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

The American Civil War: A Case Study In The Ambiguity Of Creativity

What is the relationship between war and creativity?  Let’s think about this for a moment.  On the one hand, a great many inventions have resulted from our desire to slaughter each other, and the Civil War is no different.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Glory Road

The Army Of The Potomac:  Glory Road, by Bruce Catton This book is the second part of a trilogy (at least) of works relating to the Army of the Potomac, covering the period between the aftermath of Antietam and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Hallowed Ground

This Hallowed Ground:  A History Of The Civil War, by Bruce Catton I really wish I would have read more of Catton’s work earlier.  Although I was familiar and fond of his illustrated history of the Civil War as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mr. Lincoln’s Army

Book Review:  Mr. Lincoln’s Army (The Army Of The Potomac #1), by Bruce Catton While I am familiar with novels and even biographies beginning in media res in order to keep interest up on the part of the reader, I … Continue reading

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