A Gentleman and an Officer: A Social and Military History of James B. Griffin's Civil War
Judith N. McArthur; Orville Vernon Burton

Oxford University Press, USA, 1996. First edition Firts edition/ printing. As new in dust jacket. Hardcover. xviii+ 362 pp with index. Illustrated with photos and four maps. In 1861, 35-year old James B. Griffin rode off from his home in Edgefield, South Carolina to join the Confederate Army in Virginia. He was a Major and left behind a wife, seven children and sixty-one slaves. The authors collected eighty of Griffin's letters to his wife from the Virginia front and later the South Carolina coast. Extensive introductory section provides personal and historical background. As New Hardcover 9780195093117 (Item ID: E22332 )


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