Imatge de l'autor

Sam R. Watkins (1829–1901)

Autor/a de Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War

2+ obres 861 Membres 14 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Crèdit de la imatge: Civil War Preservation Trust

Obres de Sam R. Watkins

Obres associades

The Civil War: The Second Year Told By Those Who Lived It (2012) — Col·laborador — 174 exemplars

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Nom oficial
Watkins, Samuel Rush
Data de naixement
1829-06-26
Data de defunció
1901-07-20
Lloc d'enterrament
Zion Churchyard, Columbia, Tennessee, USA
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Lloc de defunció
Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Llocs de residència
Columbia, Tennessee, USA
Educació
Jackson College
Professions
farmer
clerk
soldier
store owner
Biografia breu
Samuel “Sam” Rush Watkins was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today for his memoir Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big Show, often heralded as one of the best primary sources about the common soldier's Civil War experience.

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A darn good reading of the memoirs of the confederate soldier Sam Watkins of the 1st Tennessee. One of the more famous book of remembrance of the war, written (and ultimately in this case listened to) eloquently and simply that coveys the thoughts and feeling s of the common soldier during that horrible war. Made more famous by Ken Burn's Civil War series, Mr. Watkins book is one that should be read or listened to by any and all who would like to get away from the academic side of the topic and get into the nitty gritty of what it was really like as a soldier for the southern side of things. This specific edition was read well enough by Pat Bottino, if I were to nit pick, I would have picked someone who had a bit more of a southern accent to do justice to the author and the topic. A four out of five for sure and would recommend to anyone who has interest in history.… (més)
 
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Schneider | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Oct 25, 2023 |
A rather fascinating tale from what is probably the darkest time in US history. If you're looking for first hand accounts of the US Civil War, you just found a really good one.
 
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Cantsaywhy | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Nov 27, 2022 |
Camp life and the daily experiences of a Rebel private. Written a couple of decades after the fact, following the fall of Reconstruction. Unrepentant traitor to his country.
 
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kcshankd | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | May 24, 2017 |
A gifted storyteller's first hand account of everything from the day-to-day life of a Confederate private soldier to several major battles of the Civil War.
 
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wandaly | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Jun 30, 2016 |

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Estadístiques

Obres
2
També de
1
Membres
861
Popularitat
#29,721
Valoració
4.1
Ressenyes
14
ISBN
49

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