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35676Re: The Port Hudson Campaign by Edward Cunningham

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  • Brett Schulte
    Nov 4, 2005
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      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "virginia_cajun"
      <virginia_cajun@y...> wrote:
      >
      > 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
      >

      Art,

      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.

      Brett
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