A gentleman and an officer : a military and social history of James B. Griffin's civil war (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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A gentleman and an officer : a military and social history of James B. Griffin's civil war

Author: Judith N McArthur; Orville Vernon Burton; James B Griffin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of letters from James B. Griffin, a wealthy planter from Edgfield, South Carolina. With a strong introduction from the editors, this book recounts an officer's Civil War  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Personal correspondence
Personal narratives
Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: James B Griffin; James B Griffin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith N McArthur; Orville Vernon Burton; James B Griffin
ISBN: 0195093119 9780195093117 0195093127 9780195093124
OCLC Number: 1161676128
Notes: Includes a collection of letters from James B. Griffin to his wife during his tenure in the Confederate Army.
Contents: 1. "Without Counting the Cost" --
2. Fort Sumter to Manassas --
3. Guarding the Potomac Line --
4. Retreat to the Rappahannock --
5. The Peninsula Campaign --
6. Tour of Duty Ends --
7. On the Carolina Coast: Fifth Regiment South Carolina Reserves --
8. Fear of Invasion: Colonel of the First South Carolina Militia --
9. Edgefield and Texas: Rebuilding Identities --
App. Family Tree --
App. Table A-1: Census Profile --
App. Table A-2: Wealth of Edgefield Household Heads --
App. Figure A-1: Distribution of Slaves and Slaveownership --
App. Table A-3: Total Tax Valuation, Tarrant County, Texas.
Responsibility: Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton.

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a fresh and valuable insight into the war and Confederate life ... The book is well edited and guaranteed to be politically correct. * Contemporary Review, Vol. 271, No. 1581 *

 
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