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Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The "War Memories" of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

by Gould, David, Editor and Kennedy, James B., Editor
Publisher: The Kent State University Press
Retail Price: $39.00
Issue: Spring 2005
ISBN: 0873387996

Born in 1822 in Westphalia, Germany, John Henry Otto was almost forty at the outbreak of the Civil War. He served as captain of his company from the battle of Chickamauga until the war's end, fighting mostly in Tennessee and northern Georgia. His memoirs are based on a journal he kept throughout his service.

review of Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The "War Memories" of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, by Gould, David, Editor, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2005).