Samuel Rush Watkins (1839-1901) was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War. Born in Maury County, Tennessee, Watkins enlisted in the Confederate Army in the Spring of 1861 and served until the end of the war. Watkins was one of only seven men in his company (out of 120) to survive the war. His memoirs, first published in serial form in 1882, provide one of the most comprehensive accounts of the Civil War as told by a private soldier.
Company 'H': A Confederate Soldier's Memoirsby Sam R. Watkins
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COMPANY 'H' (also known as CO. AYTCH: A SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW) is a first-hand account of the Civil War told from the perspective of Sam R. Watkins, a private Confederate soldier who served in Company H of the First Tennessee Infantry from 1861-1865. Watkins' account is one of the best-known and highly regarded Civil War Memoirs, and is noteworthy in that Watkins saw action in many of the key battles of the Civil War, including Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga, Kennesaw Mountain, and Atlanta, among others. Watkins was only one of seven men in his company to survive the entire Civil War.
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