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Editors Letter: The Campaign and Battle of Tupelo

The following is the Editor’s Letter from The Battle of Tupelo, Volume 30, #6

The Campaign and Battle of Tupelo (or Harrisburg), Miss.

This is an interesting campaign full of twists and turns, revenge, military trickery, displays of incredible human endurance, command disputes with high-drama obstinacy, bungled assaults, new characterizations of an oft-ignored Union commander (and his oddly named troops), and a new perspective on the purpose of the campaign—one that includes the consummate Southern cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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