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The Diary of James T. Ayers: Civil War Recruiter

by Franklin, John Hope
Publisher: Louisiana State University
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0807123935

After enlisting in an Illinois regiment in 1862, Ayers became a recruiter in the Tennessee Valley for the U.S. Colored Troops. This paperback provides a unique look at an obscure and unheralded facet of the War.

review of The Diary of James T. Ayers: Civil War Recruiter, by Franklin, John Hope, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).