Even the rebel papers admit that Lee has his match in Gen Meade, & has been foiled in every attempt to surprise or flank him. I only hope the Blubber heads at Washington will leave Meade where he is.
The history is not limited to just the winning side or that of the oft-romanticized loser; North and South, navy and infantry, officer and private, homefront and warfront are all represented. Jacob Harvey, in a letter to his wife in 1865, wrote, "I would rather talk with you one hour than rite a dozen leters [sic]." While we would rather talk with Harvey and his comrades for one hour than read a dozen letters, this book is a welcome substitute. -The Bloomsbury Review