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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.
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In April 1861, Dick and Tally Simpson, sons of South Carolina Congressman Richard F. Simpson, enlisted in Company A of the Third South Carolina Volunteers of the Confederate army. Their letters home - published here for the first time - read like a historical novel, complete with plot, romance, character, suspense, and tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson; R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W Simpson; Taliaferro N Simpson; Guy R Everson; Edward H Simpson
ISBN: 0195086635 9780195086638 0195086643 9780195086645
OCLC Number: 28221701
Description: xxi, 316 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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 RegimentsThe quality, the depth of feeling, the frankness Read more...

 
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