Tag: south mountain

  • Interview with the Author of Unholy Sabbath: The History of South Mountain in Memory and History

    An Interview with the Author of Unholy Sabbath Edited by James W. Durney Books about the Battle of South Mountain do not crowd the bookshelves.  Any you find are normally part of an Antietam Campaign study.  Amazon lists three books dedicated to this battle.  One is The History’s Press The Battle of South Mountain (MD) […]

  • The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, Volume 1: South Mountain Is Out!

    Tom Clemens announced Thursday on his Maryland Campaign blog that the first volume of his lifelong labor of love, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, Volume 1: South Mountain, is available now at Antietam National Battlefield and should be available soon at Amazon.com.  Everyone I’ve spoken with has had nothing but ebullient praise for Clemens’ […]

  • Top 5 Civil War Books on the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1862

    Editor’s Note:  There is an updated list of Antietam books I came up with on the 150th Anniversary of the battle.  Click here to check it out: The Best Antietam (Sharpsburg) Books I love sharing the knowledge I’ve gained over the years from reading, and reading about, top Civil War books.  I’ve also always found […]

  • Slope Dope

    Whaaa? Bear with me, we’re not talking about something really exotic here. Consider the following account from the Battle of South Mountain (Boonesboro for you Confederates). The report is from the the 107th Pennsylvania, part of Duryea’s brigade, which was attacking up a steep slope toward Turner’s Gap against Robert Rodes’ Alabama brigade. in compliance […]

  • June 2008 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, Review! June 2008 James Durney *************************************************************** Book News Amazon.com has the long awaited MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT E RODES OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA: A Biography by Darrell L Collins listed for July. The May Savas Beatie Newsletter has the book listed for June. Also scheduled for June is ONE CONTINUOUS […]

  • Multiman Publishing is Shipping South Mountain to Preorders

    Multiman Publishing began shipping their new RSS series game South Mountain to those who pre-ordered on Saturday. I’m eagerly looking forward to my copy. As always happens with MMP during the pre-order shipment process, you will not be able to find the game online for a brief period of time. However, when the game is […]

  • Odds & Ends: April 10, 2008

    I’ve recently subscribed to all of the current Civil War blogs via a feed reader called FeedDemon. FeedDemon is nice because you can install it on multiple computers or read the feeds at www.newsgator.com. All of your locations are automatically synched, so if I read a few blog entries via the News Gator web site […]