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Parker’s "Boy Battery"

Robert K. Krick is one of the recognized authorities on the Army of Northern Virginia, but one of his best books “Parker’s Virginia Battery, C.S.A.,” was published back in 1975 when he was chief historian of the National Military Park … Continue reading

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Longstreet’s faulty recon

At least one reviewer of the novel has complained about Gen. Longstreet’s apparent mistake in insufficiently reconnoitering Fort Sanders before his Mississippians and Georgians attacked. Indeed, after the battle, Longstreet tried to pin the blame for the mistake on his … Continue reading

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