"A Grand Terrible Dramma": From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed

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“A Grand
Terrible Dramma”
From Gettysburg to Petersburg:
The Civil War Letters
of Charles Wellington Reed

Illustrated by Reed’s Civil War Sketches

Edited by Eric A. Campbell

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS


New york, 2000

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"A Grand Terrible Dramma": From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments viii
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • Editors Note xvi
  • Introduction xx
  • 1- Charles Wellington Reed - 1841–1862 1
  • 2- Summer 1862 7
  • 3- Mustering in - The Making of a Soldier 13
  • 4- In the Washington Defenses 63
  • 5- The Gettysburg Campaign 107
  • 6- The Fall and Winter of 1863 123
  • 7- Winter Quarters, 1863–1864 157
  • 8- The Overland Campaign 207
  • 9- Petersburg 231
  • 10- Service with the - Topographical Engineers 287
  • 11- The Last Encampment - Mustering out 317
  • 12- Charles Reed, Civilian 329
  • Appendices 341
  • Appendix A - The Medal of Honor 343
  • Appendix B - The Mineapolis Journal Article 355
  • Appendix C - The Boston Journal Article 367
  • Appendix D - Fifth Corps Medal of Honor Ceremony 375
  • Appendix E - The Woburn Sword Return Ceremony 381
  • Bibliography 385
  • Index 397
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