3358Re: The Complete Story of Antietam
- Mar 8, 2007--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Brian Downey" <bdowney@...> wrote:
>I would be inclined to require more than one book on Antietam. The
> Greetings Quentin,
> Among many more significant things, you wrote "... A Landscape Turned
> Red by Stephen W. Sears... is the complete story of the
> Sharpsburg/Antietam campaign."
> To me, "the complete story" implies Landscape Turned Red is singularly
> authoritative or particularly comprehensive. I don't think it is
> either. But then, I don't know that any single work could be.
> I'd be curious to hear more of your view of the book.
battle has not produced a "Coddington", that I know of. Joseph Harsh
has done some very detailed work and that needs to be mentioned. Nor
do I think we can dismiss John Priest's book. I agree Sears is the
best read of the bunch.
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