Edward H. Bonekemper III, author of six Civil War books, is the former Book Review Editor of Civil War News and a former adjunct lecturer in military history at Muhlenberg College. He earned a BA cum laude in American history from Muhlenberg College, an MA in American history from Old Dominion University, and a JD from Yale Law School. Bonekemper is a frequent speaker at Civil War Roundtables. He has been a guest speaker at the Smithsonian Institution ten times, the Chautauqua Institute, the Delta Queen, the Lincoln Group of Washington, and other prestigious organi
What makes the Civil War so fascinating is that it presents an endless number of “what if” scenarios—moments when the outcome of the war (and therefore world history) hinged on a single small mistake or omission.
In this book, Civil War historian... SEE MORE