The Resource A gunner in Lee's army : the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter, Thomas Henry Carter, (eaudio)

A gunner in Lee's army : the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter, Thomas Henry Carter, (eaudio)

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A gunner in Lee's army : the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter
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A gunner in Lee's army
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the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter
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Thomas Henry Carter
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eng
Summary
In May 1861, Virginian Thomas Henry Carter raised an artillery battery and joined the Confederate Army. Over the next four years, he rose steadily in rank from captain to colonel, placing him among the senior artillerists in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, Carter wrote more than one hundred revealing letters to his wife, Susan, about his service. His interactions with prominent officers--including Lee, Jubal A. Early, John B. Gordon, Robert E. Rodes, and others--come to life in Carter's astute comments about their conduct and personalities. Combining insightful observations on military operations, particularly of the Battles of Antietam and Spotsylvania Court House and the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, with revealing notes on the home front and the debate over the impressment and arming of slaves, Carter's letters are particularly interesting because his writing is not overly burdened by the rhetoric of the southern ruling class. Here, Graham Dozier offers the definitive edition of Carter's letters, meticulously transcribed and carefully annotated. This impressive collection brings to light Carter's unvarnished opinions of the people and events that shaped his wartime experience, shedding new light on Lee's army and Confederate life in Virginia
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Midwest
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1831-1908
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Carter, Thomas Henry
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Narrated by Joe Barrett and Lloyd James
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  • James, Lloyd
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Soldiers
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A gunner in Lee's army : the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter, Thomas Henry Carter, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 46 min.))
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9781483017730
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MWT11186043
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11186043
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MWT11186043
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Label
A gunner in Lee's army : the Civil War letters of Thomas Henry Carter, Thomas Henry Carter, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 46 min.))
File format
unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483017730
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11186043
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11186043
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MWT11186043
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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