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Keep All My Letters: The Civil War Letters of Richard Henry Brooks, 51st Georgia Infantry

by Holland, Katherine, Editor
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Retail Price: $29.95
Issue: Summer 2004
ISBN: 0865548404

This book is a collection of letters of a soldier in one of Longstreet's corps to his wife in Georgia. The letters are full of details about rural life and economic survival in the middle of the 19th century. Brooks served from 1862 to the end of the war and spent a year in a Union prison.

review of Keep All My Letters: The Civil War Letters of Richard Henry Brooks, 51st Georgia Infantry, by Holland, Katherine, Editor, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2004).