War at Best is Cruel: The Civil War Diary of Robert Henry Cartmell, 1853-1865

Available Winter 2020-2021
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Part Number:978-1-940127-20-0
Robert Henry Cartmell (1828-1915) was a cotton planter from Madison County, Tennessee. What began as a journal of his daily farming activities became an important document about life on a Southern plantation, slavery, and Union occupation during the Civil War. This book will be a complete transcribed and annotated edition of his diary from 1853 through 1865.

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