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Things Grew Beautifully Worse: The Wartime Experience of Captain John O'Brien, 30th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A

by Robertson, Brian K.
Publisher: The Butler Center
Retail Price: $12.50
Issue: Winter 2002
ISBN: 0970857411

Captain John O'Brien begins his journal after his capture by Northern troops at the Battle of Murfreesboro. He chronicles the battle, his incarceration, and prison life. Editor Brian K. Robertson provides a set of valuable footnotes, a bibliography, and appendices concerning rosters, food, and clothing.

review of Things Grew Beautifully Worse: The Wartime Experience of Captain John O'Brien, 30th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A, by Robertson, Brian K., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2002).