A View from the Ranks: The Civil War Diaries of Charles E Smith
Here is a rare opportunity to experience the Civil War through the eyes of an ordinary soldier. Twenty-five-year old Charles E. Smith, a Berlin Township farmer and teacher, served from 1861 through 1865. He kept 21 pocket diaries of his daily activities and observations, which are gathered in this 670-page volume that also includes the author’s own illustrations.
690 pages – Digital Version only