By George S. Bernard,Hampton Newsome,John Horn,John G. Selby
George S. Bernard used to be a Petersburg legal professional and member of the twelfth Virginia
Infantry Regiment throughout the Civil struggle. Over the process his existence, Bernard wrote broadly about
his wartime stories and picked up money owed from different veterans. In 1892, he published
War Talks of accomplice Veterans, a set of firsthand bills focusing on
the battles and campaigns of the twelfth Virginia that's largely learn to this present day. Bernard ready a
second quantity yet was once by no means capable of post it. After his loss of life in 1912, his papers grew to become scattered
or easily misplaced. yet a sequence of unearths, culminating with the invention of a cache of papers in
Roanoke in 2004, have made it attainable to reconstruct a whole manuscript of the unpublished
The ensuing booklet, Civil struggle Talks, contains
speeches, letters, Bernard’s wartime diary, and different firsthand money owed of the struggle no longer only
by veterans of the Confederacy, akin to common William Mahone, yet through Union veterans in addition. Their
personal tales hide the foremost army campaigns in Virginia, Maryland, and
Pennsylvania--Seven Pines, Malvern Hill, Gettysburg, desolate tract, Spotsylvania, Petersburg,
and Appomattox. For the overall reader, this quantity deals evocative stories targeting the
experiences of person infantrymen. For students, it offers handy entry to many accounts
that, before, haven't been largely to be had or were easily unknown.
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Civil War Talks: Further Reminiscences of George S. Bernard and His Fellow Veterans (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era) by George S. Bernard,Hampton Newsome,John Horn,John G. Selby