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Far, far from home : the wartime letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers

Author: R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson; Guy R Everson; Edward H Simpson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a selection of the wartime letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, two Confederate soldiers, during the American Civil War. It traces their wartime experiences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simpson, R.W. (Richard Wright), 1840-1912.
Far, far from home.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(DLC) 93022872
Named Person: R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson; R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson; Guy R Everson; Edward H Simpson
ISBN: 1423738470 9781423738473 0195358732 9780195358735 9780195086638 0195086635 9780195086645 0195086643 9786610654918 6610654913
OCLC Number: 191929737
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cast of Characters; Introduction; 1. "My Feeling of Duty Urges Me to It."; 2. "A Fight Is Daily Anticipated."; 3. "I Never Slept As Cold in My Life."; 4. "I Believe God Is With Us."; 5. "I Was in the Hottest Part of the Fight."; 6. "Tis a Topic Which Interests Me a Great Deal."; 7. "Never Did Troops Fight Better Than Ours."; 8. "Remember Me Kindly to All Friends."; 9. "It Is My Mournful Duty to Communicate to You ... "; Epilogue; Sources Cited; Chronological Listing of Letters; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: edited by Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson, Jr.

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This is a selection of wartime letters of Dick and Tally Simpson of South Carolina from their service in the Civil War on the Confederate side - Tally was killed and Dick survived the war.  Read more...

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This volume enriches the historiography of the Civil War. The editors should be commended for their fine collaborative efforts. * Civil War Regiments *

 
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