Brantley, Michael K.,

Galvanized : the odyssey of a reluctant Carolina Confederate / Odyssey of a reluctant Carolina Confederate Michael K. Brantley. - 1 online resource - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Homecoming -- A name in a book -- The Rip Van Winkle State -- A new life in the face of an approaching storm -- My Civil War past -- Wright's enlistment and early campaigns -- Bloodbaths at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station -- The home front -- POW life leads to being galvanized ... and a great escape -- Return and Reconstruction -- Trouble about a yaller dog -- On the research trail -- Statues of limitations -- The future of the past : the Civil War is still being fought -- Epilogue.

"The story of a North Carolina farmer who fought in the Civil War. Wright Stephen Batchelor served in both armies, survived Gettysburg, was twice captured and spent time in the worst POW camps of the war, escaped, and walked hundreds of miles to rejoin his comrades at Petersburg just in time for a Union siege. After surviving it all, he went home to North Carolina only to be the victim of a bizarre murder"--

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Batchelor, Wright Stephen, 1828-1886.
Batchelor, Wright Stephen, 1828-1886.


Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 47th --Biography.
United States. Army. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st --Biography.
Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates--Biography.
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 47th.
Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates.


American Civil War (1861-1865)


Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography.
Prisoners of war--United States--Biography.
Prisoners of war--Confederate States of America--Biography.
Murder victims--North Carolina--Nash County--Biography.
Murder victims.
Prisoners of war.
Soldiers.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)


United States--History--Prisoners and prisons.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Biography.
North Carolina--Nash County.
United States.
United States--Confederate States of America.


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Biographies.
History.

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