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Berry Benson's Civil War book : memoirs of a Confederate scout and sharpshooter

Author: Berry Benson; Susan Williams Benson
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anecdotes detail a Confederate soldier's life in the Civil War as he becomes a crack shot, leader, and an escaped POW.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Berry Benson; Berry Benson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Berry Benson; Susan Williams Benson
ISBN: 0820314870 9780820314877
OCLC Number: 26305766
Notes: "Originally published in 1962"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A young volunteer --
Under Stonewall Jackson --
I miss Gettysburg --
A scout and sharpshooter --
A prisoner of the Yankees --
Elmira Prison --
A fugitive in enemy country --
Final resistance.
Other Titles: Civil War book.
Civil War book
Responsibility: edited by Susan Williams Benson ; foreword by Herman Hattaway.

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This is the account of a young Confederate scout's adventures during the American Civil War, taking the reader through his reconnaissance exploits around the Union trenches, his battle experiences,  Read more...

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"This book showers well-deserved attention on one of the South's truly noble sons. Benson, who served his homeland from Charleston to Appomattox, won even greater glory late in life when he Read more...

 
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