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Touched by Fire: Letters from Company D, 5th Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade

by Parker, Eddy R.
Publisher: Hill College Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0912972401

The annotated letters of three "Waverly Confederates" collected in Touched by Fire reveal a different fate for each Texan: one, a private, fought until Appomattox; another, a senator's son, perished at the Wilderness; the third, the company's commander, was captured at Gettysburg.

review of Touched by Fire: Letters from Company D, 5th Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade, by Parker, Eddy R., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).