Tag: shelby foote

  • The War In Three Acts

    On the bookshelf across from where I am sitting are two trilogies that both try to tell the story of the entire war.  One is well known these days – Shelby Foote’s The Civil War: A Narrative, published in the mid-Twentieth Century.  The other was well know in its day but is less so now […]

  • Civil War Odds & Ends: August 27, 2008

    It’s been a little while since our last Civil War Odds & Ends, and I’ve seen some pretty interesting Civil War related material on the web lately. The Tipsy Historian shows us the faces of Company I of the 57th Massachusetts, a regiment which saw itself decimated in Grant’s Overland Campaign of 1864. The 57th […]