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    What are you reading? (Civil War related)

    Id like to know what everyone is reading Re: Civil War.

    Im reading Shelby Footes Civil War: A Narrative, again. Also reading Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862 by Joseph L. Harsh, which I think will help me with a speculative in-class essay next week.
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    For the second time Stonewall of the West: Patrick Cleburne and the Civil War
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    Quote Originally Posted by brentcarter View Post
    For the second time Stonewall of the West: Patrick Cleburne and the Civil War
    Is it a good read? I have it on my wishlist some time now, but haven't come around to reading it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Singleton Mosby View Post
    Is it a good read? I have it on my wishlist some time now, but haven't come around to reading it.
    Yeah I like it! It is in depth but not that you loose yourself in little details. Paints a picture of the man and the situation he was in.
    All the key figures get there bit in this book which is very important.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brentcarter View Post
    Yeah I like it! It is in depth but not that you loose yourself in little details. Paints a picture of the man and the situation he was in.
    All the key figures get there bit in this book which is very important.
    Thanks. I've put it on my to-read list.

    Just started reading Palfrey's "The Antietam and Fredricksburg".

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    I am currently reading through Silent Witness. It's pretty much all of my favourite fields rolled in to one. The last paperback I read, however, was Drew Gilpin Faust's "This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War". It was an excellent read, and at times rather difficult.

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    Just finished Killer Angels for the third time and just started Taken at the Flood: Robert E. Lee & Confederate Strategy in the Maryland Campaign of 1862.

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    I might reread Stephen Sears' "landscape turned red" again...
    If anyone else can recommend a better book about Antietam (tactical level included) please post.

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    Hartwig is expensive, but is apparently a must read in the Maryland campaign. Carman is also highly recommended.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rbsmith7 View Post
    Hartwig is expensive, but is apparently a must read in the Maryland campaign. Carman is also highly recommended.
    Would that be D. Scott Hartwig?, and his book, "To Antietam Creek, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862."?

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