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Blood and Sacrifice: The Civil War Journal of a Confederate Soldier
     

Blood and Sacrifice: The Civil War Journal of a Confederate Soldier

by William Pitt Chambers, Richard A. Baumgartner (Editor)
 

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A schoolteacher turned soldier, Mississippian William Pitt Chambers served three years in the Army of Vicksburg and the Army of Tennessee, rising in rank from private to sergeant, orderly sergeant, sergeant major and acting adjutant. His 1862-1865 journal, edited with note's by historian Richard Baumgartner (author of Blue Lightning and Echoes of Battle), provides an

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A schoolteacher turned soldier, Mississippian William Pitt Chambers served three years in the Army of Vicksburg and the Army of Tennessee, rising in rank from private to sergeant, orderly sergeant, sergeant major and acting adjutant. His 1862-1865 journal, edited with note's by historian Richard Baumgartner (author of Blue Lightning and Echoes of Battle), provides an open window to the hopes, dreams and fears of an intelligent, thoughtful and observant Confederate enlisted man. Blood & SacriFice also chronicles nearly the entire history of the 46th Mississippi Volunteer Infantry through life and death in camp, on the march and in battles fought at Vicksburg, Port Gibson, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Allatoona (where Chambers was wounded) and Fort Blakely.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885033017
Publisher:
Blue Acorn Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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