Contains forty-four Civil War letters of Henry A. Clapp, a member of Company F, 44th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, which was part of the Federal army that occupied much of eastern North Carolina. Clapp's letters to family and friends describe life in the Union army and conditions among wartime North Carolinians, including planters, poor whites, and African Americans. Includes 23 maps and illustrations.
About the Author
John Barden holds degrees in history from Augusta College, the College of William and Mary, and Duke University.