"Emphasis on the people involved makes the history come alive, and the step-by-step descriptions of major battles facilitate comprehension of events. Appropriate for student reports and for the interested reader, these references will be welcomed in secondary, academic, and public libraries. Highly recommended."
--Library Media Connection, November 2008
"Written for the high school and college student and the general reader, this is a thorough and thoughtful resource, with discussion of larger issues that gave rise to the war and resonaed afterwards."
--ScitTech Book News, August 2008