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The Civil War Memoirs of Captain William J. Seymour: Reminiscences of a Louisiana Tiger

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These memoirs by Captain William J. Seymour, a Confederate soldier in the First Louisiana Brigade, describe the bombardment of Fort Jackson, Louisiana, in April 1862. Jones's editorial commentary places the events Seymour witnessed within the context of the Civil War as a whole.
Paperback, 162 pages
Published March 1st 1997 by Louisiana State University Press (first published July 1st 1991)
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Ronald Roseborough
This well written book flows smoothly as Seymour's memoirs relate the travails of the Louisiana Tiger Brigade of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia from 1862 through October 1864. William J. Seymour ran his father's newspaper in New Orleans prior to entering the service. His writing skill is reflected in his memoirs. Seymour wrote his memoirs based on journals he kept while serving as an officer with the Louisiana Volunteers. He was able to see the war from the view of both an aide to staff officer ...more
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Aug 02, 2010 Lewis rated it liked it
The good part about this was the nice tie-in with Gordon's 1864 work, which I just read about in his memoirs. The rest of the book was sort of ho hum.
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