Tag Archives: Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade

Reprise: Why I believe Gen. Humphreys sat out the attack

If you only read the Official Records, you would have to assume that Gen. Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, who took over the Mississippi Brigade after Gen. William Barksdale’s death at Gettysburg, was in the vanguard of the brigade’s two regiments which … Continue reading

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In which I make two corrections

I said in the Afterword that any errors of historical fact in the book would not be attributable to any of my source materials but would be all mine. Recently I found two and wish to acknowledge and correct them. … Continue reading

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