Saturday, May 29, 2010

More Crater action

Petersburg's "Battle of the Crater" has received a great deal of attention recently, with two major works published just last year by Slotkin and Schmutz, but I hadn't realized that Earl Hess was also finishing up his own project during this time. His Into the Crater: The Mine Attack at Petersburg (U. of S. Carolina Press, 2010) is due out this September.

2 comments:

  1. I also just saw an announcement of The Confederate Alamo: Bloodbath at Petersburg's Fort Gregg on April 2, 1865, by John J. Fox, III. I wonder if it is any good, or as anything different to add?

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  2. Fox's book is very good. I have a review coming up soon.

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