Posts Tagged ‘the civil war: a narrative’

“Work goes slow and well, particularly on little-known events, like Roanoke Island, whose neglect I cannot understand…. Loss of that island lost the Confederacy the whole NC coast, both Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and Norfolk to the north. “Also it began the career of Ambrose Burnside — so perhaps it was a Southern gain after […]

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