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Earthen Walls, Iron Men: Fort DeRussy, Louisiana, and the Defense of Red River Hardcover – August 15, 2007
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I grew up less than 2 miles from Fort DeRussy. Then little was known about the place. It was over grown with native plants, unimproved, protected by the land owner and pretty much... Read morePublished on April 23, 2014 by RBraud
This is a very good book about the men who fought for the Confederacy at Fort Derussey during the Civil War.Published on January 8, 2013 by texas1
Earthen Walls, Iron Men is just about my beau ideal of a history book. It's on a topic that hasn't been done a dozen times before, it's something with which the author is very... Read morePublished on March 1, 2012 by Mark F. Jenkins
This was an excellent story of the building and the fight around Ft. DeRussy. There could have been a few more maps and some mention of other actions going on during the time the... Read morePublished on August 30, 2010 by John Bell
This book is exactly what I have been looking for...an answer to the many questions I've had about the battle for
Fort DeRusy, Louisiana. Thank you for writing this book, Mr. Read more
The Red River Expedition of 1863-64 was, to be generous, a less than successful effort on the part of the Union. Read morePublished on December 14, 2008 by Michael K. Smith
I have read hundreds of Civil War books, and to my mind the best are the ones where the author weaves a narrative told by those who were there. This is such a book. Read morePublished on September 22, 2008 by Historicus
The author, with local and family roots, covers Fort DeRussy from construction to destruction and current efforts to preserve and maintain the site. Read morePublished on March 20, 2008 by M. Gladysz