Thursday, July 26, 2012

Booknotes V (July '12)

New Arrivals:

1. By the Noble Daring of Her Sons: The Florida Brigade of the Army of Tennessee by Jonathan C. Sheppard (U of Ala Pr, 2012).

Waters and Edmonds did a nice job with the Florida Brigade attached to Lee's army in the eastern theater, and now Sheppard takes up the baton for the Floridians of the premier western Confederate army.

2. No Freedom Shrieker: The Civil War Letters of Union Soldier Charles Biddlecom edited by Katherine Aldridge (Paramount Market Pub, 2011).

Biddlecom was a soldier in the 147th New York and this book is an edited collection of more than 100 of his letters home covering his experiences of the Overland and Petersburg campaigns.

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