Diary of a Tarheel Confederate Soldier

I came across this from a library archive, and wanted to share it with my readers. It’s an amazing glimpse into the life and times of our Confederate ancestors through the eyes of a soldier named Louis Leon who started out with the Charlotte Grays, Company C, First North Carolina Regiment commanded by Capt. Egbert Ross, but served under Col. Bankhead Magruder, Capt. Harvey White, corps commander General Ewell, division commander General Rodes, General Daniels, Capt. Thomas E. Ashcraft, Col. David G. Cowand, and Major General Grimes. At one point, he recounts being inspected by General Lee himself! Many of the entries are short, but it gives great insight into what our ancestors faced.

And of course, legal… © This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Diary of a Tarheel Confederate Soldier

A mighty nice “flip to read” version is available HERE.

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