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Campaign And Battle Of Lynchburg, Va

By: Charles M. Blackford
Published By: Double9 Books
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Charles M. Blackford's historical work "The Campaign and Battle of Lynchburg, Va." gives a thorough description of the crucial occasions leading up to the campaign and conflict that took place at Lynchburg, Virginia. Insightful information on the military strategies, tactical moves, and personalities engaged in this key Civil War encounter may be found in Blackford's study. The preparation and implementation of the campaign, as well as the crucial moments and important choices that influenced the result, will all be meticulously examined in this historical narrative. Blackford provides a thorough and vivid account of the development of the war by relying on his personal experiences and substantial research. Blackford not only describes the military components but also clarifies the social and political environment of the fight. He explores the reasons behind the commanders' decisions, the effects on the community, and the battle's overall importance within the context of the war. "The Campaign and Battle of Lynchburg, Va." provides evidence of Charles M. Blackford's dedication to historical record preservation. For historians, Civil War fans, and anyone else interested in learning more about the events that took place in Lynchburg during this difficult time in American history, it is an excellent resource.

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Charles M. Blackford

Charles Minor Blackford (1833-1903) was a Virginia lawyer, author, and Confederate Army officer during the American Civil War. His wartime correspondence with his wife, later published, provides valuable insights into life in the Confederate Army. Blackford served in various campaigns and battles, including Manassas, Gettysburg, and Appomattox. After the war, Blackford practiced law and became the president of the People's National Bank of Lynchburg. He was a charter member and president of The Virginia Bar Association. Blackford also had involvement with the Virginia Midland Railroad, serving as a director and legal counsel. He wrote a legal history of the railroad in 1881. In 1894, Blackford and his wife privately published their memoir, "Memoirs of Life in and Out of the Army in Virginia During the War Between the States." His account of Appomattox was praised by historian Douglas Southall Freeman. The memoirs provide important firsthand information about the experiences and conditions of Confederate soldiers. Charles Minor Blackford's writings and memoirs offer significant historical insights into the Civil War era, particularly the perspective of a soldier in the Confederate Army.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 72 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935871896X
  • ISBN-13: 9789358718966
  • Item Weight: 86.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.46 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General,History / Ancient / General,History / United States / General