Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War (Primary Sources)

The works below are diaries, memoirs and letters by Confederate soldiers in the U.S. Civil War. They are primary sources that provide direct information on people's experiences during the war.

Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War (Primary Sources): Selected full-text books and articles

A Maryland Boy in Lee's Army: Personal Reminiscences of a Maryland Soldier in the War between the States, 1861-1865 By G. W. Booth University of Nebraska Press, 2000
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Civil War Memoirs of a Virginia Cavalryman By Robert T. Hubard Jr.; Thomas P. Nanzig University of Alabama Press, 2007
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
A Palmetto Boy: Civil War-Era Diaries and Letters of James Adams Tillman By James Adams Tillman; Bobbie Swearingen Smith University of South Carolina Press, 2010
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army By Loreta Velazquez; C. J. Worthington University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
At the Right Hand of Longstreet: Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer By G. Moxley Sorrel University of Nebraska Press, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Ten Months in the "Orphan Brigade": Conrad Wise Chapman's Civil War Memoir By Conrad Wise Chapman; Ben L. Bassham Kent State University Press, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
War Years with Jeb Stuart By W. W. Blackford Scribner, 1945
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878 By Josiah Gorgas; Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins University of Alabama Press, 1995
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Kentucky Cavaliers in Dixie: The Reminiscences of a Confederate Cavalryman By Geo. Dallas Mosgrove University of Nebraska Press, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
One of Morgan's Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry By John M. Porter; Kent Masterson Brown University Press of Kentucky, 2011
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
An Uncompromising Secessionist: The Civil War of George Knox Miller, Eighth (Wade's) Confederate Cavalry By George Knox Miller; Richard M. McMurry University of Alabama Press, 2007
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander By Edward Porter Alexander; Gary W. Gallagher University of North Carolina Press, 1989
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864 By Flavel C. Barber; Robert H. Ferrell Kent State University Press, 1994
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Lone Star Confederate: A Gallant and Good Soldier of the 5th Texas Infantry By George Skoch; Mark W. Perkins Texas A&M University Press, 2003
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Stonewall's Prussian Mapmaker: The Journals of Captain Oscar Hinrichs By Richard Brady Williams University of North Carolina Press, 2014
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Welcome the Hour of Conflict: William Cowan McClellan and the 9th Alabama By John C. Carter University of Alabama Press, 2007
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Lee's Aide-De-Camp By Charles Marshall; Frederick Maurice University of Nebraska, 2000
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur By Stephen Dodson Ramseur; George G. Kundahl University of North Carolina Press, 2010
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
A Soldier's General: The Civil War Letters of Major General Lafayette McLaws By John C. Oeffinger University of North Carolina Press, 2002
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
FREE! Reminiscences of the Civil War By John B. Gordon C. Scribner's Sons, 1903
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
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