Wednesday, December 27, 2006

BGES monographs

As many of you probably already know, the Blue and Gray Education Society has published a number of monographs over the past few years (did they stop doing this?...the latest is from early 2005).
I'm not a BGES member, nor have I read any of these so I can't comment on them individually, but many of the titles at least sound enticing and they appear to be written by a range of accomplished authors. Scroll down through the Monograph Authors section. It appears Warren Grabau is working on a book about the Union navy. Also, having read a number of articles this past year dealing with the area described below, I was intrigued by the last person on the list, Stephen G. Smith, and his dissertation research which "concentrates on the South Branch Valley of the Potomac during the Civil War".

4 comments:

  1. Drew,

    I own several of these titles (both of which I picked up on a trip to Vicksburg). I liked both. One was Warren Grabau's monograph on Raymond and the other was Carolyn Pace Davis' monograph on Grant's Louisiana Canals. After looking over their list, I think I might place an order soon to get most of the remaining monographs in print.

    Brett

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  2. Brett,
    How are they at order fulfillment?

    Drew

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  3. Drew,

    I don't know since I picked the other ones up at the Vicksburg Book Store. It looks like you can only order by phone, which I'm not very fond of. If I do end up putting in an order, I'll let you know how it turns out.

    Brett

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  4. Thanks, Brett. Please do.

    Drew

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