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A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War: The Diary and Letters of James C. Bates

by Lowe, Richard
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0807123722

Publication of James C. Bates's letters and diary treats scholars to a documentary treasure trove and all readers to a fresh, first-person dose of American history. Edited by Richard Lowe, A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War: The Diary and Letters of James C. Bates contains chilling accounts of combat and a running narrative of life in camp and on campaign.

review of A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War: The Diary and Letters of James C. Bates, by Lowe, Richard, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).