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Lee and Jackson's bloody twelfth [electronic resource] : the letters of Irby Goodwin Scott, first lieutenant, Company G, Putnam Light Infantry, Twelfth Georgia Volunteer Infantry / edited by Johnnie Perry Pearson.

By: Scott, Irby Goodwin, 1840-1925.
Contributor(s): Pearson, Johnnie Perry.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Voices of the Civil War series: Publisher: Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee Press, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 264 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781572337398 (electronic bk.); 1572337397 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Scott, Irby Goodwin, 1840-1925 -- Correspondence | Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 12th. Company G | Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 12th | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate | Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | Soldiers -- Georgia -- Putnam County -- Correspondence | Putnam County (Ga.) -- Biography | Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Georgia Infantry Regiment, 12th | Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Georgia Infantry Regiment, 12th. -- Company G | Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives | Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Putnam County (Ga.) -- Biography | Scott, Irby Goodwin -- 1840-1925 -- Correspondence | Soldiers -- Georgia -- Putnam County -- Correspondence | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | HISTORY | HISTORY / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lee and Jackson's bloody twelfth.DDC classification: 973.7/82 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 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, Virginia, in June 1861, and ends with his last letter to his father in February 1865. Scott miraculously completed the journey from na�ive recruit to hardened veteran while seein.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-248) and index.

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.

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, Virginia, in June 1861, and ends with his last letter to his father in February 1865. Scott miraculously completed the journey from na�ive recruit to hardened veteran while seein.

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