Boy Colonel of the Confederacy: The Life and Times of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. (New edition)

Boy Colonel of the Confederacy: The Life and Times of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. (New edition)

By: A. K. Davis (author)Paperback

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Description

Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. (1841-63), one of the youngest colonels in the Confederate Army, died at the age of twenty-one while leading the twenty-sixth North Carolina regiment into action at the battle of Gettysburg. In this sensitive biography, originally published by UNC Press in 1985, Archie Davis provides a revealing portrait of the young man's character and a striking example of a soldier who selflessly fulfilled his duty. Drawing on Burgwyn's own letters and diary, Davis also offers a fascinating glimpse into North Carolina society during the antebellum period and the Civil War. |A life-and-times biography of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr., the young Confederate hero from North Carolina who was killed at Gettysburg.

About Author

Archie K. Davis is a retired banker who resides in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His avocation has long been the study of the Civil War.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807847091
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780807847091
  • ISBN10: 0807847097
  • edition: New edition

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