Ken Allard: “Judgment at Appomattox” book review

A stunning irony accompanies the concluding novel in Ralph Peters’ epic Civil War series: His just-released “Judgment at Appomattox” appears just as a second American civil war suddenly looms out of the mists. The confederacy of dunces recently descending on Charlottesville is matched by a gutless sheriff in Durham and a witless mayor in Baltimore, co-conspirators…