‘Lil Help Here

23 08 2007

I don’t know how many of you have visited my page for First Bull Run Books and Articles On Line, but it has become a bit of a monster.  And I mean that in a good way.  In addition to links to well over 100 books and articles I’ve also added links to quite a few digital collections like Making of America and Documenting the American South.

Now, I’d like to make this page the place to go to begin a search for Bull Run literature in particular and Civil War books and articles in general.  Here’s where you can help: if you are aware of any on line books or articles (Bull Run related titles) or collections of Civil War associated literature that I have not listed on the page, drop me a note (click on “Comments” beside the title of this post or the title of the First Bull Run Books and Articles On Line page, and leave the link there).



2 responses

25 08 2007

I didn’t notice the West Point Atlas of the ACW among the links. Whatever their faults, they are a start, and IMO, battles and campaigns can only be understood on maps (or at least can only be understood by me).



25 08 2007
Harry Smeltzer

Thanks Mike…the link is now up under Reference. I should point out that I have already posted a link to the OR atlas. Also I think the online West Point maps are the abbrevieated collection – only two maps for BR1 are included. My print copy of the 1962 edition has six maps of the campaign.


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