1347Re: Books in my Library
- May 1, 2004For Tom Shay:
In your bibliographical listing below you cite a Crampton's Gap book
(mine) with "occasional errors." If legitimate, it would be helpful
to know what these are so I can address them. Please specify.
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, rotbaron@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 4/23/04 9:08:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> james2044@h... writes:
> I have the Sears, Preist and Harsh books on the battle and
> book on South Mountain. What else would the group recommend?
> when I'm at Antietam, where is the best place to buy it?
> See NPS website at http://www.nps.gov/anti/ for weekend hikes.
> See http://store.yahoo.com/antietammuseum/ for Antietam bookstore.
> BLUE & GRAY MAGAZINE: the Visitor Center has copies of the issues
> Antietam. Each is well worth purchasing. Subjects include West
> âs Gap, Hoodâs Attack, etc.
> DISASTER IN THE WEST WOODS by Marion Vince Armstrong.
> Fairly new tactical study limited to Sedgwickâs assault into
West Woods. I
> recommend it.
> The MONUMENTS AT ANTIETAM book is nice to have when looking for
> behind the various monuments in the park.
> The TRAILHEAD GRAPHICS map of Antietam is about $9 and a great
> The BURNSIDEâS BRIDGE book is a decent micro-study of action at
> The book on Cramptonâs Gap battle (I have it but canât recall
> detailed account of that battle. I recall some comments about
> Kathleenâs Ernstâs TOO AFRAID TO CRY examines the impact of
the battle on
> local civilians. If this interest you, this book is the perfect
> BIVOUACS THE DEAD by Steven R. Stotelmyer
> Great book that includes the histories & rosters of Antietam
> Cemetery, Washington Cemetery, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, and Elmwood
Cemetery. Not a study
> of the battle but interesting reading about post-battle burials.
> I just finished McPhersonâs CROSSROADS OF FREEDOM ANTIETAM and
found is just
> okay and too short. Itâs puts the Antietam campaign in
> provides merely overview of the campaign.
> I recommend that you get the various free brochures at the VC on
> Mountain, Cornfield Trail hike, etc.
> I heard two Gettysburg guides (Gary Adelman & Tim Smith) are soon
> an Antietam photo-study.
> No further word on Gettysburg Ranger Scott Hartwig's writing of an
> Tom Shay - Cressona, PA
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