By James Barrett,Leslie Peterson,Linda Peterson,Meliscent Gill,Patricia Peterson
The Civil struggle is well the darkest, so much interesting bankruptcy of yankee historical past. Its horrors have reverberated for greater than a hundred and fifty years, and the occasions of the battle proceed to impact households today.
In Ancestors within the Attic, the descendants of Union soldier James Atwater Barrett proportion a wide ranging choice of letters, diary entries, images, and different ancient records that jointly inform a narrative of affection and war.
A clerk in ny on the onset of the warfare, twenty-nine-year-old James Atwater Barrett felt responsibility absolute to enlist within the Forty-Eighth big apple Volunteer Infantry. What used to be 4 years of battles, ailment, and near-fatal wounds. in the meantime, Barrett’s fiancée, Jane Farmer, wrote with love and hindrance from his homeland of harmony, Massachusetts.
Consisting virtually totally of basic assets, Ancestors within the Attic offers a beautiful examine a soldier’s existence throughout the Civil conflict. Barrett participated in lots of recognized battles, together with the conflict of castle Wagner, or even watched recognized nurse Clara Barton are likely to the wounded. an individual drawn to the Civil warfare will enjoy during this precise account of 1 man’s survival via America’s bloodiest conflict.
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Ancestors in the Attic: Major James Atwater Barrett: Chronicles of a Civil War Union Soldier by James Barrett,Leslie Peterson,Linda Peterson,Meliscent Gill,Patricia Peterson