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 Posted: Fri May 8th, 2009 12:02 am
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Just finished Noe's "Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle" today. Speaking of OOB's, I like the way Noe added killed, wounded and missing statistics to every corps, division, brigade and regiment in his OOBs. One can see at a glance which divisons, brigades and regiments suffered most. One can also see how incomplete the statistics were, especially on the Confederate side.

This is mid-May, so this is the time of the year I start reading about the Gettysburg Campaign's early preparations. I might stick in a light fiction book first, though, because "Perryville" really was seriously sad reading. It took endurance to read the book.

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