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Dear Eagle: The Civil War Correspondence of Stephen H. Bogardus, Jr. to the Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle

by Craig, Joel, Editor
Publisher: The Scuppernong Press
Retail Price: $14.95
Issue: Winter 2005
ISBN: 0970172621

Stephen H. Bogardus's correspondence with the Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle has been edited and preserved in this brief book by Joel Craig. Bogardus served in the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, Dury?e's Zouaves, which drew its recruits from the Hudson Valley area to fight in Virginia. The Republican newspaper chronicled Bogardus's thoughts and trials as he marched, fought, interacted with Union and Confederate soldiers, and rose through the ranks to become an exemplary 1st Lieutenant.

review of Dear Eagle: The Civil War Correspondence of Stephen H. Bogardus, Jr. to the Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle, by Craig, Joel, Editor, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2005).