Re: WOW! awfully quiet-- so what is everyone read
- Just doing my homework. Recently I have read everything with
Archer Jones name on it that I could find in used book stores.
Then I read Woodworth's Jeff Davis and the Failure of the High
Command in the West, I'm just finishing Mckinney's Education in
Violence, and I'm trying to decide whether to move on to Albert
Castel's Decsion in the West or Connelly's two books on AoT.
I'm pleased to hear that Robertson's Stonewall Jackson receives
such high praise, I've had it on my shelf for a couple of years and
haven't gotten around to it.
- In a message dated 2/28/02 10:03:31 AM, philip@... writes:
<< Woodworth's Jeff Davis and the Failure of the High
Command in the West, >>
Steven Woodworth is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. He's good.
Thomas Connelly, Archer Jones and Richard McMurry belong to the group who
believe that the CW was decided in the west and that too many historians are
dazzled by the Gettysburg glitter and Lee luster while ignoring where the
real deciding moments happened at Vicksburg, the Tullahoma campaign,
Chattanooga and from Atlanta to the sea. I think that all three are worth
reading if for no other reason than where they shine the spotlight.