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Review – Texans at Antietam

Tweet Texans At Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862 By Joe Owen, Philip McBride, and Joe Allport Fonthill Media Reviewed by Keith Jones This book presents a great collection of accounts that brings the battle into focus … Continue reading

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Review – We Ride a Whirlwind

Tweet We Ride a Whirlwind: Sherman and Johnston at Bennett Place By Eric J. Wittenberg Fox Run Publishing Reviewed by J. Keith Jones For so many, their knowledge (if they bother to have any) of the so-called American Civil War … Continue reading

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Jigsaw 2 Rocks Eastern NC – Book Review

Tweet Jigsaw Part II By Ted Miller Brogden M E Publishing Reviewed by Keith Jones Part 1 spoiler alert – if you have not read Jigsaw (Part I), proceed to your favorite book source and order it now. Then come … Continue reading

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Review of audio book Three Years With Quantrill

Tweet Three Years With Quantrill: A True Story Told by His Scout (Audio version) John McCorkle & O. S. Barton Narrated by Dan John Miller Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I recently picked up the audio version of this informative … Continue reading

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Review: When the Yankees Come – Paul Graham

Tweet When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman’s Invasion (Voices from the Dust Book 1) Shotwell Publishing Paul C. Graham Reviewed by J. Keith Jones There really is no better foundation for understanding history than reading source … Continue reading

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Review of Audio Book Three Months in the Southern States by Fremantle

Tweet Three Months in the Southern States: April-June, 1863 – Audio By Arthur James Lyon Fremantle Narrated by Michael Page Publisher: Tantor Audio Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I have long been familiar with the memoirs of Arthur Fremantle of … Continue reading

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Spirit of Steamboat – Craig Johnson

Tweet The Spirit of Steamboat By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones “Spirit of Steamboat” is a bit of a departure for Craig Johnson. It is still a Longmire book, but this time it is an adventure rather … Continue reading

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A Serpent’s Tooth – Craig Johnson

Tweet A Serpent’s Tooth By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones Every Longmire book by Craig Johnson that I read seems to outdo the last and “A Serpent’s Tooth” is no exception. As Craig Johnson has often discussed, … Continue reading

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Battle of Wise’s Forks – Sokolosky & Smith

Tweet To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming”: The Battle of Wise’s Forks, March 1865 By Wade Sokolosky and Mark A. Smith Savas Beatie Reviewed by Keith Jones “To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming: The Battle of Wise’s Forks, March 1865” walks the … Continue reading

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As The Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

Tweet As The Crow Flies By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones “As The Crow Flies” is a fine entry in the Longmire series. It is a bit different as there is little of the presence of Deputy … Continue reading

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