Civil War Diary
American Civil War Journal of Assistant Adjutant General for Jefferson Davis, Records of Civil War Life, Battles, History
An eyewitness account of the American Civil War, never before published in its entirety.
Told from the first person perspective of Lt. Col. John Withers, an Assistant Adjutant General in the James Buchanan administration, and later in the Jefferson Davis administration for the Confederacy, this civil war diary encompasses over two years in Withers’ life, from October 1860 - December 1862. More...
(American Civil War Diaries of a Confederate Army Officer and His Wife, a Woman in Civil War History)
Eyewitness accounts of the American Civil War, told through the viewpoints of a Confederate husband and wife.
Providing a unique perspective on the American Civil War, this book weaves together the diaries of Lt. Col. John Withers, an Assistant Adjutant General for Jefferson Davis, and his wife, Anita Dwyer Withers. Reports of battles fought meld with domestic life in these journals, creating a multi-dimensional picture of the Withers’ lives together during the “War Between the States.” Jointly, their diaries encompass the entire length of the Civil War; from May 1860 – September 1865. More...