Daily Archives: June 12, 2020

On The Ironies Of Being Consistently Anti-Secessionist

Though there are many subjects I would like to write about, as someone whose studies frequently involve the Civil War, I find life in contemporary America highly strange.  Growing up as a proud Yankee in rural Central Florida, I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: General Sheridan

General Sheridan (Great Commanders), by Henry E. Davies This is the first book that I can remember reading about General Sheridan, and upon reading this book it is little surprise why this is the case.  Among the generals who were … Continue reading

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Book Review: William T. Sherman

William T. Sherman (American Crises Biographies), by Edward Robins It is hard to get a sense of Sherman as a man.  But the more one reads about him [1], the more one gets a sense of his complexities as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Life Of Benjamin Butler

Life Of Benjamin Butler, by T.A. Bland If I ever get famous enough for someone to write a biography of me, I want it to be someone who is as partisan to my interests and as sympathetic to my perspective … Continue reading

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