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 Posted: Sun Jan 25th, 2009 02:46 am
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Brevard Rangers

Joined: Sat Jan 10th, 2009
Location: North Carolina USA
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Written by Jack Coombe this was the first book I read specifically about the war to the west. Don't know how successful this book was commercially but I learned a great deal about Vicksburg and have to agree with many who believe this to be a major turning point in the war. The Union engineering efforts to take Vicksburg(unsuccessful) were very interesting to read about as well.

"When war does come, my advice is to draw the sword and throw away the scabbard." General Thomas J. Jackson
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