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|Named Person:||Joseph Hopkins Twichell; Joseph Hopkins Twichell|
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Hopkins Twichell; Peter B Messent; Steve Courtney
|Description:||xi, 333 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||April 1861-July 1861: "this . . . regiment, composed as it is of rough, wicked men" --
July 1861-March 1862: "battle fields are not far off" --
April-August 1862: "sin entered into the world and death through sin' kept ringing through my brain" --
August-December, 1862: "if I mistake not there is a general falling back" --
January-April 1863: "I come face to face with the hard, bitter fact" --
May-July 1863: "thousands of souls have been called to sudden judgment" --
August-December 1863: "never can we forget the year 1863" --
January-July 1864: "I have been up to my elbows in blood" --
Afterword: the Lee ivy.
|Responsibility:||edited by Peter Messent and Steve Courtney.|
"These letters provide a fascinating portrait of hopeful idealism and sanguinary realism as seen through the eyes of a young chaplain baptized by fire even before he was ordained. They will be
- Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, -- 1838-1918 -- Correspondence.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Chaplains.
- Military chaplains -- United States -- Correspondence.
- Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, -- 1838-1918.
- Military chaplains.
- Religious aspects.
- United States.