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Book Review

Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink: Letters, Diaries, and Memoirs of the Red River Campaign

Reviewed by Jeff Patrick  (Nov 2007)

Joiner and his fellow editors have assembled an impressive array of voices to tell the story of the ill-fated federal adventure from many different perspectives.  Southern civilians, Confederate and Union enlisted men, company and regimental commanders, staff members, generals and even naval officers come to life through these well-chosen diaries, letters and memoirs.

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