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