Reminiscences of Columbus C. Chambers, after 1865.

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Chambers, Columbus C. Reminiscences of Columbus C. Chambers, after 1865.

Reminiscences of Columbus C. Chambers, after 1865.

This handwritten reminiscences covers Chambers military service from his enlistment in the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment up to his wounding at the Wilderness and his time at a field hospital recovering. In it, he details his company's movements; his life in camp; watching his friends die; and their experiences in the following battles: Williamsburg, Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), Mechanicsville (Beaver Dam Creek), Malvern Hill, Sharpsburg (Antietam), Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and the Wilderness. Chambers gives a nice, detailed narrative of the fight in the Wilderness including his getting shot in the shoulder, his time in a field hospital, and his furlough home to Mississippi. In his manuscript, Chambers often talks about the following officers: Robert E. Lee, Henry Heth, Joseph R. Davis, Joseph E. Johnston, John Bell Hood, William H. C. Whiting, and Stonewall Jackson (his death). The manuscript also includes handwritten copies of two orders recieved by Chambers and one newspaper clipping (in pages 94-95) regarding orders by General Lee, General Heth and General A. P. Hill .

1 bound volume, 30 cm., 129 pages.

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