Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth The Letters of Irby Goodwin Scott, First Lieutenant, Company G, Putnam Light Infantry, Twelfth Georgia Volunteer Infantry /

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 naïve recruit to hardened ve

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Main Author Scott, Irby Goodwin, 1840-1925.
Other Authors Pearson, Johnnie Perry.
Edition1st ed.
Place, Publisher, Year Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee Press, 2010.
Pages1 online resource (295 p.)
ISBN1-283-09854-7
9786613098542
1-57233-739-7
LanguageEnglish
Series TitleVoices of the Civil War series.
Additional InformationDescription based upon print version of record.
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