Tag Archives: Bruce Catton

Book Review: The Coming Fury

The Coming Fury (The Centennial History Of The Civil War #1), by Bruce Catton This book is one I read somewhat out of order, it being the third book I read in the series after having read the second and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Never Call Retreat

Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History Of The Civil War #3), by Bruce Catton Even though in general I consider the end of the Civil War to be a best case scenario (which the author agrees with), there is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grant Takes Command

Grant Takes Command, by Bruce Catton The second book in a series of two books about Grant’s leadership, it is a shame that my library system does not have the first book (Grant Moves South), so I read this as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Terrible Swift Sword

Terrible Swift Sword (The Centennial History Of The Civil War #2), by Bruce Catton It is remarkable to note that Bruce Catton wrote several parallel histories of the American Civil War.  Growing up as a kid I was most familiar … Continue reading

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Book Review: John Ransom’s Andersonville Diary

John Ransom’s Anderson Diary:  Life Inside The Civil War’s Most Infamous Prison, with an introduction by Bruce Catton Admittedly, this particular book is a classic because of what John Ransom wrote about his own experiences in Andersonville (and before that … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Stillness At Appomattox

The Army Of The Potomac:  A Stillness At Appomattox, by Bruce Catton This last book of a series detailing the experience of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War ends on a strange note.  It is almost as … 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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Book Review: Twenty Days

Twenty Days:  A Narrative In Text And Pictures Of The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln And The Twenty Days And Nights That Followed – The Nation In Mourning, The Long Trip Home To Springfield, by Dorthy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. … Continue reading

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