Ably edited in this timely collection, those letters make for interesting reading, sure to be welcomed by both amateur and professional historians of the Civil War.
Woodworth, Author of Nothing but Victory: He is an avid Civil War enthusiast. Jason Combs is an associate professor of geography at the University of Nebraska Kearney. He has authored a number of articles appearing in refereed journals such as Material Culture, the Journal of Cultural Geography, and the Professional Geographer. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. During his time of service, McKnight penned dozens of emotion-filled letters, primarily to his wife, Samaria, revealing the struggles of an entire family both before and during the war.
This collection of more than one hundred letters provides in-depth accounts of several battles in Kentucky and Tennessee, such as the Cumberland Gap and Knoxville campaigns that were pivotal events in the Western Theater.
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Please try again later. Maness' book offers a new way of looking at the Civil War. By reading these letters, it's possible to look at the war through the actual eyes of the soldier and his family members. It offers a unique insight that isn't possible with standard lecture and text reading. It's a truly Great Book!!! One person found this helpful 2 people found this helpful.
I have long wanted to read a book about the 7th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, and this book allowed me to do that! One person found this helpful. My grandmother's maiden name was "McKnight" and my aunt who worked on our geneology said this is our relative I just ordered this book, haven't read it yet.
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