Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War
Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War. By Jack Hurst. New York City: Basic Books, 2007, 442 pages, $27.95. Reviewed by Command Sergeant Major (Retired) James Clifford.
There has been a book published about the Civil War for every day of the nearly 150 years since this country was torn asunder by that conflict. That means that by 2015 there will have been nearly 55,000 Civil War books published. One would think that the final word on the Civil War has been written, but publishing houses continue to crank them out. For any book to make an impact it must offer either new information or a unique perspective. With a title like Men of Fire: Grant, …
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Publication information: Article title: Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Infantry. Volume: 97. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2008. Page number: 51. © Infantry Magazine Nov/Dec 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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