Talk:Battle of Lewis's Farm

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Major source disagreements[edit]

I was trying to help this page out when I ran across numerous disagreements, mainly pertaining to casualties.

The previous two are particularly off each other's accounts.
The following link might help a lot in the writing of this article:

I have cited casualties from four sources. The mycivilwar.com site is so far out of the mainstream on this that I'd discount it. It doesn't cite any sources for the data. Hal Jespersen (talk) 01:32, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

Unusable source[edit]

Seagrave, Ronald, Dinwiddie County, Virginia: A Brief History. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-609949-784 Parameter error in {{isbn}}: Invalid ISBN.-2. p. 72. Retrieved November 20, 2013. This source copies this article as it existed in 2011, before the publication date of the book. I am working on a revision of the article but will not use this as a source because it does not appear to be an independent source but merely a repetition of the earlier information in this article. Donner60 (talk) 23:04, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

Revisions planned[edit]

I plan to reduce the length of the introduction and of the Background section, cutting some of the sub-sections entirely. I shold be able to do this soon. I want to be careful in particular not to spoil the footnote formatting when some are eliminated so I don't feel I can just chop off some paragraphs and sentences without giving the edits a little more careful consideration. Donner60 (talk) 05:19, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

It certainly needs a lot of culling. As far as I know, the footnote formatting looks after itself when cites are removed. Valetude (talk) 15:46, 19 October 2015 (UTC)

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