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 Posted: Tue May 2nd, 2006 09:02 pm
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Richard Taylor

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Unfortunately, there hasn't been a great deal of writing about the Red River campaign. Ludwell Johnson's book from the 50's hasn't really been improved upon. Studies since then have generally been summaries that don't really add much to Johnson's book. Joiner's book is better than most of the other's as he does add some new insight, but a detailed tactical history of the campaign is yet to be written. One of the few bright spots in Red River histiography has been the volume of the Civil War Regiments journal by Savas. It has been reprinted as a stand alone book and has some great essays in there. There's a few decent regimental histories that touch on the campaign.

Do you know what regiments your ancestors served in?

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