A Diary of Battle: The Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainwright, 1861-1865

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When Colonel Charles S. Wainwright (1826-1907), later Brevet Brigadier General, was commissioned in the First New York Artillery Regiment of the Army of the Potomac in October 1861, he began a journal. As an officer who fought at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Spotsylvania, and Petersburg, and who witnessed the leadership of Generals McClellan, Hooker, Burnside, Meade, Grant, and Sheridan, he brilliantly describes his experiences. But Wainwright's entries go beyond military ...

A Diary of Battle: The Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainwright, 1861-1865 1993, Stan Clark Military Books

ISBN-13: 9781879664159

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