Do They Miss Me at Home?: The Civil War Letters of William McKnight, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Do They Miss Me at Home?: The Civil War Letters of William McKnight, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821420089
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Donald C. Maness is the dean of the College of Education at Arkansas State University and a professor in the Teacher Education department. He is an avid Civil War enthusiast.

H. Jason Combs is an associate professor of geography at the University of Nebraska Kearney. He has authored a number of articles appearing in refereed journals such as Material Culture, the Journal of Cultural Geography, and the Professional Geographer.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Editorial Comments xv

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Preparing for War (September 1862-January 1, 1863) 18

Chapter 2 Life as a Soldier and Divided Kentucky (January 8, 1863-July 8, 1863) 35

Chapter 3 The Fourth of July Presents and John Hunt Morgan's Raid (July 11, 1863-August 20, 1863) 107

Chapter 4 Going for Dixie (August 25, 1863-March 28, 1864) 121

Chapter 5 The Final Months (April 1, 1864-June 21, 1864) 167

Epilogue 190

Appendix A Ohio Civil War Troop Statistics 195

Appendix B List of Officers, Seventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 197

Appendix C Major Engagements Listed for the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 200

Appendix D Official Roster, Company K, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 201

Appendix E William McKnight's Poem to Samaria, April 4, 1852 209

Notes 211

References 259

Index 267

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