Download Diary of a Confederate soldier: John S. Jackman of the by John S. Jackman PDF

By John S. Jackman

This is often the diary of John S. Jackman, a accomplice soldier within the Orphan Brigade, a regiment in Tennessee's ninth Kentucky Brigade which participated in lots of the significant Western campaigns of the yank Civil conflict. Jackman served as a regimental clerk, and faithfully recorded his impressions.

Show description

Read or Download Diary of a Confederate soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade PDF

Similar civil war books

New Mexico Territory During the Civil War: Wallen and Evans Inspection Reports, 1862-1863

In the summertime of 1862 the Civil warfare used to be going badly for the North. The far-off New Mexico Territory, besides the fact that, awarded a special scenario. After an invading military of zealous Texas Confederates received the sphere at Valverde close to castle Craig, Colorado Volunteers fell at the Rebels at Glorieta move and beaten accomplice desires of conquering New Mexico and the some distance West.

A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction (Blackwell Companions to American History)

A significant other to the Civil warfare and Reconstruction addresses the main themes and topics of the Civil battle period, with 23 unique essays through best students within the box. An authoritative quantity that surveys the background and historiography of the U. S. Civil warfare and ReconstructionAnalyzes the main assets and the main influential books and articles within the fieldIncludes discussions on scholarly advances in U.

The Civil War, a Narrative [Vol 1 Fort Sumter to Perryville]

This primary quantity of Shelby Foote's vintage narrative of the Civil struggle opens with Jefferson Davis’s farewell to the United Senate and ends at the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, because the complete, terrible scope of America’s nice struggle turns into transparent. Exhaustively researched and masterfully written, Foote’s epic account of the Civil battle unfolds like a vintage novel.

War Prizes

Struggle Prizes: An illustrated survey of German, Italian and eastern plane delivered to Allied international locations in the course of and after the second one international warfare

Extra resources for Diary of a Confederate soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade

Example text

Of course rested badly. The following day, the rain pourd down incessently. We made a fire in our tent, and by night my eyes were nearly out from smoke. Here we received a lot of overcoats, hats and glovesa present to the regiment, from the merchants of New Orleans. The day after, our company wagon was sent to the city for clothing; but before it got back in the evening, the regiment had moved. I was left to help load in our baggage. We had to tumble the boxes off in the road, to make room for our camp equipage.

Where we were sworn into the service of the Confederate States by Maj. 14 We were to serve for three years, or during the war. When we started back, the soldiers standing about who then considered 13 The 2d Kentucky was the first organized of the regiments that formed the 1st Kentucky Brigade, and was stationed at Bowling Green to recruit men for the succeeding regiments. Davis, p. 27. 14 Major James W. Hewitt, 2d Kentucky Infantry, would eventually rise to lieutenant colonel. He was killed at Chickamauga on September 20, 1863.

Was glad to be with the boys again. The brigade, commanded by Brig. 30 Then, I saw Gen'l John C. Breckinridge for the first timehe inspected us. Our regiment was then considerably reduced from sickness. Here Billie Sr31 first complained of sickness. January 1st, 1862, we moved camp to "Clear-Water," two or three miles off the railroad, and near the pike. We were near a church which was used as regt'l hosp'tl. No other troops were camped near us. The first thing I did after the tent was pitched, was adding a sod chimney, which answered us a good purpose, while there encamped.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 20 votes