Re: An interesting book
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Will" <wh_keene@y...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "hank9174" <clarkc@m...> wrote:mid-1990s
> > I'm reading a thin volume from the library printed in the
> > named 'The Armies of U. S. Grant' by James R. Arnold.this
> > ...
> > * Arnold feels that Champion's Hill was the decisive engagement of
> > war. It was a chance for Pemberton to delay the AotT and allow a
> > convergence of two major CSA forces.
> Arnold has another book on the Vicksburg campaign where he makes
> point as well.Do you know when he wrote that book, before or after 'armies'? In
'Armies' he calls the Vicksburg campaign 'Napoleonic'.
Many authors CVs start with broad swaths of subject matter that
gradually drill in on one or two interesting, or under-researched,
topics. Donald and Simpson spring to mind.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)