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South Carolina in the Civil War: The Confederate Experience in Letters and Diaries

by Lee, J. Edward and Chepesiuk, Ron
Publisher: McFarland and Company
Retail Price: $28.50
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 0786407948

This document collection brings together the letters and memoirs of 17 individuals with varied perspectives and experiences: a Union soldier lately garrisoned at Sumter writes his father about the bombardment, a defeated Confederate produces a service record of his 6th South Carolina Regiment, a wife assumes management of a Spartanburg farm and keeps a journal about it, a boy soldier remembers his days in uniform, an expatriate South Carolinian living in Connecticut sends letters to back to relatives. The editors provide notes and introductions.

review of South Carolina in the Civil War: The Confederate Experience in Letters and Diaries, by Lee, J. Edward, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).