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All's for the Best: The Civil War Reminiscences and Letters of Daniel W. Sawtelle, Eighth Maine Volunteer Infantry

by Buckingham, Peter H.
Publisher: University of Tennessee
Retail Price: $34.00 (hardcover)
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 1572331364

The latest installment of the Voices of the Civil War series, this set of letters details the services and contributions of a young Maine soldier in the Eastern theater. Most important are Sawtelle's perspectives on racial issues and his description of southern Reconstruction following the war.

review of All's for the Best: The Civil War Reminiscences and Letters of Daniel W. Sawtelle, Eighth Maine Volunteer Infantry, by Buckingham, Peter H., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).