Re: Bearss' Three Volume Set On Vicksburg Campaign
- --- In email@example.com, "James W. Durney" <JWD2044@...>
>My knowledge of Vicksburg isn't good enough to nitpick Bearss except in
> My knowledge of Vicksburg isn't good enough to nitpick Bearss.
regard to the Battle of Raymond. In that particular section, however,
he just plain makes stuff up, sometimes out of whole cloth. Which
makes me uneasy as I read the rest of the material. I feel like I
ought to be checking his sources every time I see a footnote.