Praise for A Want of Vigilance

"The book delivers favorably-if not admirably. Orrison and Backus have produced a readable and entertaining look into one of the war's lesser known campaigns."

- The Civil War Monitor

"A Want of Vigilance is an excellent short summary of a complex but often overlooked period of the Civil War."

- Civil War News

"A Want of Vigilance is a compelling read and a very highly recommended contribution to both community and academic library American Civil War reference collections and supplemental studies list."

- Midwest Book Review