Wisconsin Boy in Dixie: Civil War Letters of James K Newton - Newton, James K, and Ambrose, Stephen E (Editor)

Unlike many of his fellows, [James Newton] was knowledgeable, intuitive, and literate; like many of his fellows he was cast into the role of soldier at only eighteen years of age. He was polished enough to write drumhead and firelight letters of fine literary style. It did not take long for this farm boy turned private to discover the grand design ...

Wisconsin Boy in Dixie: Civil War Letters of James K Newton 1995, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299024840

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