A Palmetto Boy: Civil War-Era Diaries and Letters of James Adams Tillman
Long, Joe, South Carolina Historical Magazine
A Palmetto Boy: Civil War-Era Diaries and Letters of James Adams Tillman. Edited by Bobbie Swearingen Smith. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. xx, 210; $29.95, cloth.)
The wartime letters and journals of James Adams Tillman, skillfully edited and carefully augmented by Tillman descendant Bobbie Swearingen Smith, paint a vivid picture of life in the Confederate army, particularly the Twenty-Fourth South Carolina Volunteer Infantry and the Army of Tennessee. This book also adds to the chronicles of one of South Carolina's most important political families, the Tillmans of Edgefield. Most of all, it is the moving record of the final few years in a brief and …
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Publication information: Article title: A Palmetto Boy: Civil War-Era Diaries and Letters of James Adams Tillman. Contributors: Long, Joe - Author. Journal title: South Carolina Historical Magazine. Volume: 113. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 2012. Page number: 167+. © South Carolina Historical Society Oct 1999. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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