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A witness who brings awesome lifestyles and colour to the Civil struggle within the East.
 
 
    Robert Hubard was once an enlisted guy and officer of the third Virginia Cavalry within the military of Northern Virginia (CSA) from 1861 via 1865. He wrote his memoir in the course of a longer convalescence spent at his father’s Virginia plantation after being wounded on the conflict of 5 Forks on April 1, 1865. Hubard served lower than such accomplice luminaries as Jeb Stuart, Fitz Lee, Wade Hampton, and Thomas L. Rosser. He and his unit fought on the battles of Antietam, at the Chambersburg Raid, within the Shenandoah Valley, at Fredericksburg, Kelly’s Ford, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, and down into Virginia from the desert to just about the tip of the battle at 5 Forks.
    Hubard was once like lots of his classification and station a son of privilege and will have felt that his provider was once an act of noblesse oblige. in contrast to a lot of his contemporaries, although, he used to be a willing observer and a author of bizarre grace, readability, humor, and intelligence. The editor has fleshed out his memoir via sensible use of Hubard’s personal wartime letters, which not just fill in gaps yet allow the reader to work out advancements within the writer’s pondering after
the passage of time. simply because he used to be a player in occasions of excessive drama and continued the quotidian lifetime of a soldier, Hubard’s memoir might be of price to either students and avocational readers.
 
 

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