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Warren E. Grabau gives his book the subtitle "A Geographer's View of the Vicksburg Campaign," but the book is that and so much more. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John
It is impossible to understand a military history book unless it has good maps. This book has 68 of them! Read morePublished 21 months ago by John Baniszewski
When I stumbled across this book on Amazon, my initial thoughts were: "mmm - professional geographer meets amateur Civil War buff. I wonder... Read morePublished on December 20, 2011 by Roald Euller
In the genre of popular Civil War books, the emphasis is often on the people in the story - who did what and when, what was said between protagonists, and the telling of the many... Read morePublished on June 4, 2006 by Rowan F. Sage
Read this book in preparation to touring the campaign per the recommendation of the guide we employed. Was not disappointed. Read morePublished on December 10, 2004 by historicus
Best analysis of the nuts and bolts of the Vicksburg Campaign. The maps alone will make you wish every civil war book could be just like 98 Days. Read morePublished on April 15, 2003 by Anthony D. Gunter
There should be more books like this on other battles of the Civil War. Warren Grabau has blended the common, often read knowledge of Vicksburg with his own geographic/weather... Read morePublished on April 6, 2003 by Matthew Anderson
Grabau, a lifelong student of the Vicksburg campaign and a collaborator of Ed Bearss, has laid down a marker for other military historians with this new study which should remain... Read morePublished on October 22, 2002 by Jan & Jeff