America's Civil War

REVIEW REBUTTAL

In the January 2021 issue, there is a review by Steve Davis of my book, Too Useful to Sacrifice: Reconsidering George B. McClellan’s Generalship in the Maryland Campaign From South Mountain to Antietam. Unfortunately, it is filled with false assertions.

I did not study under Dr. Joseph L. Harsh (I wish I had). I knew Joe well enough, however, to have had several eye-opening conversations with him. Among the topics discussed was

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