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The complete Civil War journal and selected letters of Thomas Wentworth Higginson / edited by Christopher Looby.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC 973.7415 Higginson Thomas (Text) 24195331 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection 973.7 HIG (Text) 0530002129381 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
South Carolina State Library B H637A2 (Text) 0010102725941 Adult SC Collection Non-Circulating -
South Carolina State Library B H637A2 (Text) 0010102729455 Adult SC Collection Available -
South Carolina State Library B H637A2 (Text) 0010102729463 Adult SC Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780226333304
  • ISBN: 0226333302
  • Physical Description: xix, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
War journal, November 22, 1862-April 25, 1864 -- War letters, August 4, 1861-May 18, 1864.
Summary, etc.:
Higginson served as Colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers which was a regiment of freedmen in the Union Army.
"In 1870, Thomas Wentworth Higginson - the colonel of the first black regiment in the Civil War - published his account of Civil War life in Army Life in a Black Regiment. Still in print today, and based in part on Higginson's extensive war diary, the book has become a classic of Civil War literature. Now, for the first time, Higginson's journal of his war experiences is available in its entirety. Accompanied by a selection of his letters, this diary is politically and ethically stirring, vividly literary, and simultaneously evocative and descriptive. It will be recognized as one of the most important chronicles of the Civil War as well as a gripping account of one of the most radical racial experiments in American history." -- book jacket.
Subject: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 > Diaries.
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 > Correspondence.
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1864-1866)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories.
United States > Race relations.
Soldiers > United States > Diaries.
Soldiers > United States > Correspondence.

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