"Provides a fresh and provocative appraisal of the [Civil] War. . . . An essential read for anyone interested in the subject." -- Military History Illustrated
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I found it at total bore. Definitely for the tactical minded reader. Bought it as it was required reading in the class.Published 15 months ago by Joanna Zimmerman
This is a well written and well researched book. It holds the reader's attention in a compelling manner. Easy to read. Read morePublished 15 months ago by mahdi1ray
Paddy Griffith's book began in earnest a debate about whether the rifled musket was really the revolution Civil War mythology supposed. Read morePublished on November 4, 2013 by Romantic Whiskers
A good primer on Civil War battle tactics.
Paddy Griffith's Battle Tactics of the Civil War is a good basic primer on American Civil War tactics. Read more
Paddy Griffith's thesis is that the Civil War was, instead of being the first modern war, was in fact the last Napoleonic style conflict. Read morePublished on January 20, 2008 by RET
Griffith makes one big mistake here in not making his point more plain. He assumes that the reader understands the broader context of his critique. Read morePublished on February 19, 2006 by James Levy
Paddy Griffith likes to write books in which he claims his research shows that what everyone thought about a given war was wrong. Read morePublished on April 6, 2004 by Stephen M. St Onge
What Paddy Griffth did here in 1989 was something no American historian on the Civil War ever had the courage to do. Read morePublished on January 5, 2004 by Roger Kennedy
This is a well written by Paddy Griffith on the American Civil War. Griffith's main argument seems to be that the Civil War was waged in a manner closer to the Napoleonic Wars than... Read morePublished on October 18, 2002 by Virgil