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Civil War Memoir of Philip Daingerfield Stephenson, D. D.: Private, Company K, 13th Arkansas Volunteer Infantry, Loader, Piece No. 4, 5th Company, Washington Artillery, Army of Tennessee, CSA

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Written in 1865, when he was 20-years-old, Stephenson's diary relates his observations and reminiscences in detail. A private who became a veteran infantryman and artilleryman, Stephenson witnessed the death of Leonidas Polk and shared a blanket with General Breckinridge.
Paperback, 412 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Lsu Press
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This book, (along with William Fletcher's "Rebel Private: Front and Rear" and Sam Watkins' "Co. Aytch"), ranks among the best accounts of the war experience by the Confederate soldier. Stephenson, an excellent and vivid writer, practically transports the reader to the 1860s to share in his joys and sorrows. He literally brings the reader to tears as he shares the horrendous tragedies which befell him and his comrades. Following is one of my favorite excerpts:
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