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Lee and Jackson's bloody twelfth : the letters of Irby Goodwin Scott, first lieutenant, Company G, Putnam Light Infantry, Twelfth Georgia Volunteer Infantry

Author: Irby Goodwin Scott; Johnnie Perry Pearson
Publisher: Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010.
Series: Voices of the Civil War series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Offering a fascinating look at an ordinary soldier's struggle to survive not only the horrors of combat but also the unrelenting hardship of camp life, Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth brings together for the first time the extant correspondence of Confederate Lieutenant Irby Goodwin Scott, who served in the hard-fighting Twelfth Georgia Infantry. The collection begins with Scott's first letter home from Richmond,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Personal narratives
Biography
Named Person: Irby Goodwin Scott
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irby Goodwin Scott; Johnnie Perry Pearson
ISBN: 9781572337237 1572337230
OCLC Number: 607575007
Description: xxx, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Seat of war --
Mountains of Northwestern Virginia --
Camp on the Greenbrier River --
Cannon fire on the Greenbrier --
Camp Allegheny --
1862 Valley Campaign --
Seven Days to Cedar Mountain --
Fredericksburg front --
Second Northern Campaign --
Rapidan front --
Detached duty --
1864 Overland Campaign --
Final word home --
Appendix : roster of the Company G, Putnam Light Infantry, Twelfth Georgia Infantry Regiment.
Series Title: Voices of the Civil War series.
Responsibility: edited by Johnnie Perry Pearson.

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