Recent Readings – January 2021

Over the Christmas and New Years holidays, I had some extra time and dived into a selection of books. Here are a few of the history volumes!

  • 1776, David McCullough (Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, 2005)
  • Worthy of a Higher Rank: The 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign Journal of Colonel Joseph Thoburn, Commander First Infantry Division, Army of West Virginia, Scott C. Patchan, (35th Star Publishing, Charleston, 2021)
  • The Class of 1861: Custer, Ames, and Their Classmates after West Point, Ralph Kirshner, (Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1999)
  • Armistead & Hancock: Behind the Gettysburg Legend of Two Friends at the Turning Point of the Civil War, Tom McMillan (Stackpole Books, Guilford, 2021)
  • Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence, John Ferling (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007)

What have you been reading lately? Or do you have a favorite from this stack?


Published by Sarah Kay Bierle

I’m Sarah Kay Bierle, author, speaker, and researcher. Past and present, everyone has a story. What will we discover and discuss?

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