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The Musick of the Mocking Birds, the Roar of the Cannon

The Civil War Diary and Letters of William Winters

The Musick of the Mocking Birds, the Roar of the Cannon( )
Author: Winters, William
Editor: Woodworth, Steven E.
ISBN:978-0-8032-4773-4
Publication Date:Nov 1998
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

William Winters was unlike most of the young soldiers who answered the Union's appeal for men in 1861 and 1862. He was different from many of his comrades in age and point of view, and his war service was also out of the ordinary. 

The last great surge of popular voluntary enlistment swept up Winters, a thirty-two-year-old saddle and harness maker and father of three from Indiana. Like so many others in the Civil War, Winters was a prolific correspondent, and through his...
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Book Details
Pages:154
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.87 Pounds
Author Biography
Winters, William (Author)
Steven E. Woodworth was born on January 28, 1961. He received a B.A. in history from Southern Illinois University in 1982 and a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1987. He is a professor of history at Texas Christian University and an expert on the Civil War. He has written a number of books on the topic including Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West, While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee 1861-1865, Manifest Destinies: Westward Expansion and the Civil War, and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War.

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