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A soldier's story of his regiment (61st Georgia) [electronic resource] : and incidentally of the Lawton-Gordon-Evans Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia / George W. Nichols ; introduction by Keith S. Bohannon.

By: Nichols, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1916.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Seeing the elephant: Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xx, 309 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780817385231 (electronic bk.); 0817385231 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nichols, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1916 | Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896 | Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904 | Evans, Clement A. (Clement Anselm), 1833-1911 | Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 61st | Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 61st -- Registers | Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia | Soldiers -- Georgia -- Registers | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877) | Nichols, G. W., 1843-1916 Nichols, George Washington | Evans, Clement A., 1833-1911 Evans, Clement AnselmGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Soldier's story of his regiment (61st Georgia).DDC classification: 973.7/82 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Illustrations; Series Editor's Preface; Introductory Preface; What Others Say of the Book; General A. R. Lawton Biographical Sketch; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; The Finding of a Wounded and Dying Soldier Boy; J. W. Alderman's Farewell to his Mother; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Index;
Summary: George W. Nichols aptly titled Soldier Story is one of the classic narratives of frontline infantry service in the Army of Northern Virginia. Nichols 61st Georgia fought in the renowned brigade commanded in turn by General Alexander r. Lawton, General John B. Gordon, and General Clement A. Evans. Nichols framed his account without sentimental hindsight; in addition to reporting great battles and dramatic moments, he told the story of two cousins killing each other in a quarrel about cooking duties and described maggot-infested corpses around Spotsylvania.
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Originally published: Kennesaw, Ga. : Continental Book Co., 1961, c1898.

Includes index.

Description based on print version record.

List of Illustrations; Series Editor's Preface; Introductory Preface; What Others Say of the Book; General A. R. Lawton Biographical Sketch; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; The Finding of a Wounded and Dying Soldier Boy; J. W. Alderman's Farewell to his Mother; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Index;

George W. Nichols aptly titled Soldier Story is one of the classic narratives of frontline infantry service in the Army of Northern Virginia. Nichols 61st Georgia fought in the renowned brigade commanded in turn by General Alexander r. Lawton, General John B. Gordon, and General Clement A. Evans. Nichols framed his account without sentimental hindsight; in addition to reporting great battles and dramatic moments, he told the story of two cousins killing each other in a quarrel about cooking duties and described maggot-infested corpses around Spotsylvania.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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