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Stonewall of the West: Book Review

Some might ask why I am reviewing a book that was first published over 20 years ago.  The answer is simple: it has withstood the test of time. Stonewall of the West is a fine biography of Patrick Cleburne, who was arguably the best division commander in the Army...

Johnsonville : Book Review

This book tells the story of the Union supply depot at Johnsonville, Tennessee, and the battle that nearly destroyed it in November, 1864. Dr. Jerry Wooten has written the most thorough account to date of the establishment of the depot on the Tennessee River, its...

America’s Deadliest Battle : Book Review

America’s Deadliest Battle, by Robert Ferrell, is a very good treatment of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of 1918. It isn’t the longest of books, at only 156 pages, not including notes and bibliography. You could read it in a couple of days. It is, however,...