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  • Civil War Letters: From Home, Camp and Battlefield

    This fascinating anthology commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with heartfelt letters by Union and Confederate sympathizers and soldiers of all ranks. Authentic illustrations accompany insightful missives by Lincoln, several generals (including Grant, Lee, Butler, Jackson, and Sherman), Walt Whitman, Jefferson Davis, and many of their contemporaries.
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0486484505
    • UPC: 800759484508

  • What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War

    In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning uses letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers-black and white, Northern and Southern-as they fought and marched across a divided country. With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came to identify slavery as the central issue of the war and what that meant for a tumultuous nation. This is a brilliant and eye-opening debut and an invaluable addition to our understanding of the Civil War as it has never been rendered before....
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0307277321

  • Deliver Us From This Cruel War: The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Joseph J. Hoyle, 55th North Carolina Infantry

    Joseph J. Hoyle enlisted in the Confederate Army in May 1862 as a private. By the time of his death in September 1864, he was serving as a lieutenant in the 55th Regiment North Carolina Troops. The personal letters of this soldier, supplemented by the editor's overview of the events and actions of the regiment, offer a view of the common soldier as well as battlefield and camp culture. The letters also reveal, among other things, how this former schoolteacher urged his fellow soldiers forward at Gettysburg despite a sense that the cause was lost....
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0786447575
    • Brand: Brand: McFarland

  • A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter (Civil War America)

    In May 1861, Virginian Thomas Henry Carter (1831–1908) raised an artillery battery and joined the Confederate army. Over the next four years, he rose steadily in rank from captain to colonel, placing him among the senior artillerists in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, Carter wrote more than 100 revealing letters to his wife, Susan, about his service. His interactions with prominent officers--including Lee, Jubal A. Early, John B. Gordon, Robert E. Rodes, and others--come to life in Carter's astute comments about their conduct and personalities. Combining insightful observations on military operations, particularly...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 1469618745

  • Longstreet's Aide: The Civil War Letters of Major Thomas J Goree (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era)

    One of the Confederacy's most loyal adherents and articulate advocates was Lieutenant Grant James Longstreet's aide-de-camp, Thomas Jewett Goree. Present at Longstreet's headquarters and party to the counsels of Robert E. Lee and his lieutenants, Goree wrote incisively on matters of strategy and politics and drew revealing portraits of Longstreet, Jefferson Davis, P.G.T. Beauregard, John Bell Hood, J.E.B. Stuart, and others of Lee's inner circle. His letters are some of the richest and most perceptive from the Civil War period.Thomas Cutrer has collected all of Goree's wartime correspondence to his family, as well as his travel diary from Jun...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0813915740
    • Brand: Brand: Univ of Virginia Pr

  • Voices from Cemetery Hill: The Civil War Diary, Reports, and Letters of Colonel William Henry Asbury Speer (1861-1864)

    Colonel William Asbury Speer fought in sixteen major battles of the Civil War. He was wounded twice in combat, served time in Northern prison camps, participated in Pickett;’s charge, marched with Jackson around the Union Army at Chancellorsville, and only weeks before his death, was elected to the North Carolina Senate. His Civil War diary and letters provide vivid accounts of battles at Hanover Court House, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania, all of which will interest scholars, military historians, and Civil War buffs. The story appeals to a rather broad reading audience because of the poignant, often poetic, powe...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 1570720509
    • Brand: Overmountain Press

  • The Hour of Our Nation's Agony: The Civil War Letters of Lt. William Cowper Nelson of Mississippi (Voices of the Civil War)

    The Hour of Our Nation's Agony offers a revealing look into the life of a Confederate soldier as he is transformed by the war.  Through these literate, perceptive, and illuminating letters, readers can trace Lt. William Cowper Nelson’s evolution from an idealistic young soldier to a battle-hardened veteran.Nelson joined the army at the age of nineteen, leaving behind a close-knit family in Holly Springs, Mississippi.  He served for much of the war in the Third Corps of Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.  By the end of the conflict, Nelson had survived many major battles, including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville,  Gettysburg,...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 157233567X

  • The Civil War Letters of Joshua K. Callaway

    From the Kentucky Campaign to Tullahoma, Chickamauga to Missionary Ridge, junior officer Joshua K. Callaway took part in some of the most critical campaigns of the Civil War. His twice-weekly letters home, written between April 1862 and November 1863, chronicle his gradual change from an ardent Confederate soldier to a weary veteran who longs to be at home.Callaway was a schoolteacher, husband, and father of two when he enlisted in the 28th Alabama Infantry Regiment at the age of twenty-seven. Serving with the Army of the Tennessee, he campaigned in Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, and north Georgia. Along the way this perceptive observer an...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0820318868
    • Brand: University of Georgia Press

  • From Fields of Fire and Glory: Letters of the Civil War

    A young soldier, mortally wounded, pens a last letter to his beloved father from the battlefield. That letter, along with 19 others from the Civil War, are reproduced here in facsimile for readers to open, remove, and read, just as the original recipients did. Conveying the personal drama behind the battles of the Civil War with unrivaled verisimilitude, this unusual volume reveals the triumphs, loneliness, fears, and struggles of ordinary men and women facing their role in history, such as a letter from a former slave to his wife, ringing with hope for a future of freedom together. Renowned Civil War historian Rod Gragg places each letter in...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0811833607
    • Brand: Brand: Chronicle Books

  • All for the Union: The Civil War Diary & Letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes

    All for the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, featured throughout Ken Burns' PBS documentary The Civil War. Rhodes enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a twenty-three-year-old colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox. Anyone who heard these diaries excerpted in The Civil War will recognize his accounts of those campaigns, which remain outstanding for their clarity and detail. Most of all, Rhodes's words reveal the motivation of a common Yankee foot soldier, an otherwise ordinary young man who endured the rigors of combat and exha...
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers

    • ASIN: 0679738282
    • Brand: Brand: Vintage

  • Forget-Me-Nots of the Civil War : A Romance, Containing Reminiscences and Original Letters of Two Confederate Soldiers (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Pres

    Laura Elizabeth Lee Battle (1855-? ) was an American author. She grew up during a time of great unrest in the South and lost three siblings during the Civil War. After the war ended, she and her family struggled to support themselves. Forget-Me-Nots of the Civil War (1909) is a collection of Battle's papers and
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    Laura Elizabeth Lee Battle (1855-? ) was an American author. She grew up during a time of great unrest in the South and lost three siblings during the Civil War. After the war ended, she and her family struggled to support themselves. Forget-Me-Nots of the Civil War (1909) is a collection of Battle's papers and

    • UPC: 495032179

  • Letters to Vermont : From Her Civil War Soldier Correspondents to the Home Press Volume 1

    In their letters ""To the Editor"" of the Rutland Herald, young Vermont soldiers tell of their service in the Civil War, fighting for the Union, galloping around Lee's army in Virginia, garrisoning the beleaguered defenses of Washington, D.C., and blunting Pickett's desperate charge at Gettysburg. One writer is captured, another serves as a prison camp guard, others are wounded - and one dies fighting in the horrific conflict in the Wilderness of Virginia. The author provides biographical information for each writer (except one unidentified soldier who remains an enigma) and supporting commentary on military affairs. The book is illustrated with
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    In their letters "To the Editor" of the Rutland Herald, young Vermont soldiers tell of their service in the Civil War, fighting for the Union, galloping around Lee's army in Virginia, garrisoning the beleaguered defenses of Washington, D.C., and blunting Pickett's desperate charge at Gettysburg. One writer is captured, another serves as a prison camp guard, others are wounded - and one dies fighting in the horrific conflict in the Wilderness of Virginia. The author provides biographical information for each writer (except one unidentified soldier who remains an enigma) and supporting commentary on military affairs. The book is illustrated with

    • UPC: 53612147

  • Letters to Vermont : From Her Civil War Soldier Correspondents to the Home Press Volume 2

    This is the second of two volumes in a collection of Civil War letters written by Vermont soldiers to their hometown paper, the Rutland Herald, while they served in the infantry, the artillery, and in Vermont's highly regarded cavalry regiment. Included are tales of campaigns from Louisiana to Virginia, and from the Shenandoah Valley to the Carolina coast. The soldiers garrison lonely bayou outposts, stand to their guns in defense of Washington, and ride to glory with George Armstrong Custer. The book is illustrated with 26 engravings and prints, 15 maps, and 22 historical
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    This is the second of two volumes in a collection of Civil War letters written by Vermont soldiers to their hometown paper, the Rutland Herald, while they served in the infantry, the artillery, and in Vermont's highly regarded cavalry regiment. Included are tales of campaigns from Louisiana to Virginia, and from the Shenandoah Valley to the Carolina coast. The soldiers garrison lonely bayou outposts, stand to their guns in defense of Washington, and ride to glory with George Armstrong Custer. The book is illustrated with 26 engravings and prints, 15 maps, and 22 historical

    • UPC: 53612148

  • Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States : Or, the Incidents in the Life of a Confederate Soldier in Camp, on the March, in the Great Battles, and in Prison (Classic Reprint)

    Excerpt from Chapters From the Unwritten History of the War Between the States: Or, the Incidents in the Life of a Confederate Soldier in Camp, on the March, in the Great Battles, and in Prison To send forth this book to the reading pub lic without some sort of preface would be doing Violence to a Very ancient custom, a eqstom more honored in the observance than in the breach. We did not write this book for pleasure nor pastime, but to con tribute our mite in the direction of getting into cold type that part of the history of
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    Excerpt from Chapters From the Unwritten History of the War Between the States: Or, the Incidents in the Life of a Confederate Soldier in Camp, on the March, in the Great Battles, and in Prison To send forth this book to the reading pub lic without some sort of preface would be doing Violence to a Very ancient custom, a eqstom more honored in the observance than in the breach. We did not write this book for pleasure nor pastime, but to con tribute our mite in the direction of getting into cold type that part of the history of

    • UPC: 144132121

  • A Soldier's Recollections: Leaves from the Diary of a Young Confederate: With an Oration on the Motives and Aims of the Soldiers of the South - eBook

    *Includes Table of ContentsRandolph Harrison McKim served in the Army of Northern Virginia, first as a private soldier, then as a staff officer, and finally as a chaplain in the field. During his tenure, he served under Generals Joseph Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Robert E. Lee. A Soldier's Recollections: Leaves from the Diary of a Young Confederate: With an Oration on the Motives and Aims of the Soldiers of the South recounts McKims experiences during the war, including the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. A table of contents is
    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    A Soldier's Recollections: Leaves from the Diary of a Young Confederate: With an Oration on the Motives and Aims of the Soldiers of the South -

    • UPC: 568822914

  • Examples of Historical Thinking - Civil War Letters - Union and Confederate Soldiers' Letters

    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    Is one primary source sufficient to give a rounded view of a subject? How about three? Professor Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from a white Union soldier, a black Union soldier, and a ...
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    Examples of Historical Thinking - Civil War Letters - A Confederate Soldier's Letter

    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    Is one primary source sufficient to give a rounded view of a subject? How about three? Professor Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from a white Union soldier, a black Union soldier, and a ...
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    "My Very Dear Wife" - The Last Letter of Major Sullivan Ballou

    Letters From The Civil War Confederate Soldiers
    "My Very Dear Wife" - The Last Letter of Major Sullivan Ballou, Civil war, 1861
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