Diary of a Confederate Soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade
University of South Carolina Press, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 174 pages
This is the diary of John S. Jackman, a Confederate soldier in the Orphan Brigade, a regiment in Tennessee's 9th Kentucky Brigade which participated in most of the major Western campaigns of the American Civil War. Jackman served as a regimental clerk, and faithfully recorded his impressions.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Ammianus - LibraryThing
War is indeed heck for a sickly, erudite company clerk in the Confederate Army of Tennessee's Orphan Brigade (Kentucky Infantry) as he travel from Shiloh to Vicksburg, Chickamauga and on to Atlanta ... Read full review
Diary of a Confederate soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan BrigadeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Though memoirs of the Civil War abound, Jackman's diary is the only surviving record of a soldier in the fascinating, albeit troubled, First Kentucky Regiment, or "Orphan Brigade.'' A perceptive ... Read full review