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A soldier's letters to charming Nellie

Author: J B Polley
Publisher: New York ; Washington : The Neale Publishing Company, 1908.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Polley, J.B. (Joseph Benjamin), 1840-1918.
Soldier's letters to charming Nellie.
New York, Washington, Neale Pub. Co., 1908
Named Person: J B Polley; Helen Mathilde Wilkinson Holt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B Polley
OCLC Number: 10272286
Notes: "Charming Nellie" was identified as Helen M.W. Holt. Consult, R.B. McCaslin. Who Was "Charming Nellie"? (Southwestern Historical Quarterly, volume 113, number 4, April 2010, pages 468-476).
With half title.
"Copyright, 1908, by The Neale Publishing Company"--Verso of title page.
Last page blank.
"Fourth Texas at Gaines' Mill": pages 293-317.
Contemporary burgundy publishers' cloth; upper cover and spine titled in gold; top edge gilt.
Description: vi, [3], 10-317, [1] pages, [18] leaves of plates : portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Early experiences in camp --
Humorous incidents --
Around Yorktown --
Battle of Seven Pines --
Gaines' Mill --
Battle of Second Manassas --
Second Manassas, continued --
Crossing over into Maryland --
Incidents at Fredericksburg --
In and around Richmond --
After Chancellorsville --
Hood's Texans in Pennsylvania --
Gettysburg --
Reminiscences of Chickamauga --
Foraging for hog meat --
A battle above the clouds --
Strenuous times in Tennessee --
The power of the fiddle and the bow --
Some escape stories --
A flight to arms --
A thirty-day furlough --
Texas in the battle of the wilderness --
Fun in the trenches --
Texans in Virginia --
Hot skirmishing, wounded --
Luxuriating in feasts and feather beds --
Adventures en route to Texas --
Fourth Texas at Gaines' Mill.
Responsibility: by J.B. Polley, of Hood's Texas Brigade ; illustrated.
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