Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

The Gallant Logistician

One of the more lamentably common aspects of reading about the Civil War is the massive inferiority that the Confederacy had with regards to logistics.  While it has been fashionable among Lost Cause narratives to blame the Civil War on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign In The West

Pea Ridge:  Civil War Campaign In The West, by William L. Shea & Earl J. Hess This book is a fantastic account of one of the most decisive battles of the war, a battle that was so decisive that it … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Memoriam: Maj. Gen. Samuel Ryan Curtis

In Memoriam:  Maj. Gen. Samuel Ryan Curtis, edited by anonymous Admittedly, this particular short book is highly repetitive.  After the sudden and unexpected death of Samuel Ryan Curtis, it did not take long for various people to write obituaries and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Major General George H. Thomas

Major General George H. Thomas:  An Address, by William H. Lambert This address is a short one of less than 30 pages published ten years after the death of the noted general [1] who was most famous for his defensive … Continue reading

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