Resources: August/September 2009

P. 22, Military Manuals of the Civil War

Read Dennis Hart Mahan’s An Elementary Treatise on Advanced-Guard, Out-posts… online with Google Book Search.


P. 24, Field Guide

Daryl Black was recently named executive director of the Chatta­­nooga History Center (chattanoogahistory.com). Further reading on Civil War Chatta­nooga: The Shipwreck of Their Hopes: The Battles for Chattanooga, Peter Cozzens, Uni­versity of Illinois Press


P. 28, Cannon Fodder

For more on nine-month regiments see: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Franklin H. Dyer, The National Historical Society


P. 38, Gettysburg Eyewitness Account: ‘We Have Here a Great Fight’

‘A Grand Terrible Dramma’—From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed, Eric A. Campbell, Fordham University Press Melton & Pawl’s Guide to Civil War Artillery Projectiles, Jack W. Melton Jr. and Lawrence E. Pawl Introduction to Field Artillery Ordnance 1861-1865, Jack W. Melton Jr. and Lawrence E. Pawl For Melton and Pawl’s books and info on all aspects of Civil War artillery, visit: civilwarartillery.com


P. 34, Death of the III Corps

gettysburgdaily.com has created an award called “The Sickles” for dumb moves at Gettysburg National Park. The 2009 Sickles is to be awarded on July 2. Visit: thesickles.com for nominees and award information.


P. 46, Hanging Captain Gordon

For more info on works by Ron Soodalter, visit: ronsoodalter.com Africa Squadron: The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861, Donald L. Canney, Potomac Books Wilberforce, Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery: An online exhibition of primary sources, images and other material, from the Gilder Lehr­man Collection and other archives, retraces the story of the abolition of slavery in England and America between 1787 and 1865. Visit: gilderlehrman.org/collection/online


P. 54, Mississippi Nightmare

Some books on the Battle of Champion Hill and the Vicksburg Campaign: Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg, Timothy B. Smith, Savas Beatie Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg, James R. Arnold, Wiley Press The Fremantle Diary: Being the Journal of Lieutenant Colonel James Arthur Lyon Fremantle, Coldstream Guards, on His Three Months in the Southern States, edited by Walter Lord, Little, Brown and Company For more on the battle, visit: battleofchampionhill.org/

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