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Author Simpson, R. W. (Richard Wright), 1840-1912.

Title Far, far from home : the wartime letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers / edited by Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson, Jr
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
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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
Summary 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
Analysis Civil wars Military operations
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-300) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Simpson, R. W. (Richard Wright), 1840-1912 -- Correspondence.
Simpson, Taliaferro N., 1839-1863 -- Correspondence.
Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 3rd.
Soldiers -- South Carolina -- Correspondence.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
Genre/Form History.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Everson, Guy R.
Simpson, Edward W., Jr.
Simpson, Taliaferro N., 1839-1863.
LC no. 93022872
ISBN 0195086635 (alk. paper)
0195086643 (paperback; alk. paper)
1423738470 (electronic bk.)
9780195086638 (alk. paper)
9780195086645 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781423738473 (electronic bk.)