RECOLLECTIONS OF A CONFEDERATE STAFF OFF (Eyewitness to the Civil War) by G. Moxley Sorrell

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Subjects:

  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Sorrel, G. Moxley,
  • Personal narratives, Confederate,
  • Military - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Campaigns,
  • (Gilbert Moxley),,
  • 1838-1901,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History

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Open LibraryOL7825628M
ISBN 100553299913
ISBN 109780553299915
OCLC/WorldCa26919655

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Written by the officer who became Gener Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Coming off reading Col. John S. Mosby's "Memoirs," I was a little /5.

His 'Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer' is admirably accessible, interesting, revealing and colorful. Reading this short book, I was repeatedly conscious of deja vu: Sorrel's 'Recollections' must, as a matter of ratio of quotation and/or paraphrase to its entire text, be among the most frequently utilized of Civil War memoirs in the /5(80).

This memoir takes the reader inside the workings of the Confederate army staff. Sorrel was a relatively unknown officer who rose through the ranks to become General Longstreet's most trusted associate. Sorrel's memoir makes no claims to strategic analysis. It simply relates what he saw and the events of which he was a part.

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Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer, published in after General Sorrel's death, is considered one of the most interesting Civil War memoirs as it describes many of the famous Confede. Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Civil War period () Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Campaigns Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Personal narratives, Confederate Subject: Confederate States of America.

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Moxley Sorrel enlisted in a cavalry unit even before the Civil War erupted, so eager was he to serve his home state. During the war, as an aide-de-camp on Brigadier General James Longstreet’s staff he.

Gilbert Moxley Sorrel (Febru – Aug ) was a staff officer and Brigadier-General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States. Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer - Read book. About this book.

Read. Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer. Moxley Sorrel. Arcadia Press. Gilbert Moxley Sorrel (Febru – Aug ) was a staff officer and Brigadier-General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States.

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RECOLLECTIONS OF A CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER By Brigadier General G. Moxley Sorrel, C.S.A. Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff, Longstreet's 1st Army Corps, Brigadier General Commanding Sorrel's Brigade, A.P.

Hill's 3d Army Corps, Army of Northern Virginia Edited with an Introduction by Bell Irwin Wiley SIGNED BY CIVIL WAR HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR BELL IRWIN Seller Rating: % positive. When the War broke out in April ofG.

Moxley Sorrel was working as a bank clerk in Savannah. It should be noted here that Sorrel, who was very old when he penned these pages, makes no attempt to consult with history books or even letters or papers written during the war, but simply pours out his thoughts as they occurred to him.

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8 3/4 X 5 5/8. xxii, pp. Laid in is a letter to the author from G. Moxley Sorrel's niece Alice Sorrel Blech Wainwright dated March 14th, to editor Bell Irvin Wiley with many interesting details about the typing of the rough draft of the original publication, the pronounciation of Sorrel's father's estate Ireland.Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer Sorrel, General G.

Moxley (Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff, Longstreet's 1st Army Corps; Brigadier General commanding Sorrel's Brigade, A.P. Hill's 3rd Army Corps, Army of Northern Virginia); Wiley, Bell Irvin (edited by).

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