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Volume III

Progress is now under way to pub­lish Vol­ume III! Check the Savas-Beatie Web­site or Ama­zon for an avail­abil­ity date. This book will include a chap­ter on the bat­tle of Shep­herd­stown Ford, and chap­ters on the com­mu­ni­ca­tions between McClel­lan, Lin­coln and Hal­leck before and after the Mary­land Cam­paign. There is also a sort of “exec­u­tive sum­mary” [...]
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Letter from John T. Block, Louisanna Guard Artillery

I have posted this let­ter, not know­ing much at all about Block. His spelling and gram­mar are uncor­rected and his com­ments about the Shep­herd­stown bat­tle are quite inter­est­ing. Any infor­ma­tion about Block will be much appreciated. John T. Block to Ezra Car­man, May 30, 1899, in Anti­etam Stud­ies, National Archives. New Orleans May 30th 1899 [...]
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Vol. II Review

And here is the review for Vol. II: The Mary­land Cam­paign of Sep­tem­ber 1862 Vol­ume II: Antietam Ezra A. Car­man, edited and anno­tated by Thomas G. Clemens Savas Beatie, 2012, 670pp., $37.50 ISBN: 978–1-61121–114-6 Image cour­tesy of amazon.com The clas­sic off The Mary­land Cam­paign of Sep­tem­ber 1862 has long been con­sid­ered a clas­sic in mil­i­tary lit­er­a­ture [...]
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Review

This nice review of Vol. I & II was just sent to me. Thought I’d share it. The Mary­land Cam­paign of Sep­tem­ber 1862 Vol­ume I: South Mountain Ezra A. Car­man, Edited and Anno­tated by Thomas G. Clemens 2010, Savas Beatie, 576 pp., $37.50 ISBN: 978–1-932714–81-4 Image Cour­tesy of Barnes and Noble Much has been writ­ten about the [...]
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Volume Three

The third, and last, vol­ume of Carman’s man­u­script is now in the hands of Savas-Beatie. No word yet on pub­lish­ing date, but I hope later this year. It includes a chap­ter on the bat­tle of Shep­herd­stown Ford, and chap­ters sum­ming up the cam­paign, and also sup­ple­men­tal infor­ma­tion on the pre­lude to the cam­paign. A large [...]
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