35676Re: The Port Hudson Campaign by Edward Cunningham
- Nov 4, 2005--- In email@example.com, "virginia_cajun"
> Cunningham's book, as you say, is a good overview but lacks the
> details of the books by Hewitt and Edmonds. Hewitt's book presents
> thorough coverage of the campaign through the aftermath of the May 27,
> 1863, assault. It was his intention to do a second volume completing
> the story, but he has not done so yet. Edmonds' volumes go into
> greater depth than Cunningham or Hewitt, but they are not without
> small errors of fact, and they lack analysis.
> Art Bergeron
Thanks for the info. I'll have to go pick up Hewitt's book, and keep
an eye out for a (relatively) cheap copy of Edmonds' Volume 1.
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