By Flavel C Barber
FLAVEL C. BARBER'S memoir of his provider with the 3rd Tennessee offers a unprecedented modern background of a accomplice regiment. significant Barber's imprisonment after the hand over of fortress Donelson spurred him to take pen in hand. What all started that allows you to "while away the tedious hours of imprisonment" on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie grew to become a poignant, candid, but unsentimental account of the lifetime of a soldier at battle. Of particular price for Civil battle students and buffs are Barber's vibrant descriptions of battles, significantly the of siege fortress Donelson and the accomplice victory at Chickasaw Bayou, within which he highlights the 3rd Tennessee's the most important position in defeating William T. Sherman. Robert H. Ferrell introduces Barber and info the formation of the regiment. an entire regimental roster, a between rarity accomplice devices, is also integrated
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