By Earl J. Hess
While Hess analyzes Bragg's many campaigns and battles, he additionally emphasizes how his contemporaries seen his successes and screw ups and the way those reactions affected Bragg either individually and professionally. The testimony and reviews of different participants of the accomplice army--including Bragg's superiors, his fellow generals, and his subordinates--reveal how the final grew to become an emblem for the bigger army disasters that undid the Confederacy. via connecting the general's own existence to his army profession, Hess positions Bragg as a determine saddled with unwarranted infamy and humanizes him as a fallacious but misunderstood determine in Civil warfare history.
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Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy (Civil War America) by Earl J. Hess