The Civil War Letters of Joseph Hopkins Twichell: A Chaplain's Story

The Civil War Letters of Joseph Hopkins Twichell: A Chaplain's Story


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820340876
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 01/15/2012
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Messent is a professor of modern American literature at the University of Nottingham.

Steve Courtney, an independent scholar, has worked for more than three decades as a journalist and has had several positions at the Hartford Courant. He is a coeditor of The Civil War Letters of Joseph Hopkins Twichell (Georgia).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

One. April 1861-July 1861: "This . . . regiment, composed as it is of rough, wicked men"
Two. July 1861-March 1862: "Battle fields are not far off"
Three. April-August 1862: "Sin entered into the world and death through sin' kept ringing through my brain"
Four. August-December, 1862: "If I mistake not there is a general falling back"
Five. January-April 1863: "I come face to face with the hard, bitter Fact"
Six. May-July 1863: "Thousands of souls have been called to sudden judgment"
Seven. August-December 1863: "Never can we forget the year 1863"
Eight. January-July 1864: "I have been up to my elbows in blood"
Afterword: The Lee Ivy


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