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The South: A Tour of Its Battlefields and Ruined Cities, a Journey Through the Desolated States, and Talks with the People 1867
After the American Civil War, few southerners were able to publish books describing their defeated region. And journalists from outside the South were equally fatigued and quite ready to return to familiar surroundings; the thought of visiting and reporting on the war torn South was not a priority. Fortunately, an author from New England, John Townsend Trowbridge(1827-1916 ...more
Paperback, 590 pages
Published June 2nd 2006 by Mercer University Press
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John Townsend Trowbridge (September 18, 1827 – February 12, 1916) was an American author born in Ogden, New York, USA, to Windsor Stone Trowbridge and Rebecca Willey. His papers are located at the Houghton Library at Harvard University.More about John Townsend Trowbridge...