Tag: champion hill

  • Review: Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg

    Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg by Timothy B. Smith Product Details Paperback: 520 pages Publisher: Savas Beatie (January 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 1932714197 ISBN-13: 978-1932714197 [This review is for the hardback version] The reading Civil War battle histories can be very enjoyable or an exercise in frustration depending on the author’s ability to explain […]

  • Permanent Page for sfcdan’s Excellent Campaign Studies at History Forum

    Long time History Channel forum poster sfcdan has done quite a few multi-post campaign sketches on the History Channel forum.  These posts are a nice change of pace from the constant quarrels over slavery that appear there endlessly, day after day. I thought it might be a nice idea to collect sfcdan’s posts at one […]

  • August 2008 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, Review! August 2008 James Durney *************************************************************** Book News Reviewed on Amazon are two books that we have been waiting for: MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT E RODES OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA: A Biography by Darrell L Collins and ONE CONTINUOUS FIGHT: The Retreat from Gettysburg and the Pursuit of Lee’s Army […]

  • Charge! Issue 11

    Charge! Issue 11 (Spring 2006) Charge! Web Site Page 1 From the Editor’s Desk by Scott Mingus Editor Scott Mingus discusses Johnny Con, the first all Johnny Reb gaming convention, which was held on May 20-21, 2006 in New Albany, Indiana. Page 2 Missed Opportunity? Trimble’s Attack on Cemetery Hill: Wednesday, July 1, 1863 by […]

  • Review: Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg

    Books On The Vicksburg Campaign Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg. Timothy B. Smith. New York, NY: Savas Beatie LLC (2004). 502 pp. 41 maps. This is a review and summary of Timothy B. Smith’s Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg. Dr. Smith sets out to write the first detailed history of the most important […]