Galvanized : the odyssey of a reluctant Carolina Confederate / Michael K. Brantley.

By: Brantley, Michael K [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Lincoln, NE : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781640123168; 1640123164Other title: Odyssey of a reluctant Carolina ConfederateSubject(s): 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 | Batchelor, Wright Stephen, 1828-1886 | 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 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography | Murder victims -- North Carolina -- Nash County -- Biography | Murder victims | Prisoners of war | Soldiers | North Carolina -- Nash County | United States | United States -- Confederate States of America | HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Biographies. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Galvanized.DDC classification: 973.7/42092 LOC classification: E546.4 | .B73 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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"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"-- Provided by publisher.

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.

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Michael K. Brantley is the great-great-grandson of Wright Stephen Batchelor. He is an assistant professor of communications at Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina, and a former newspaper editor. He has published creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry in numerous publications, including the First Day , Dunes Review , Broad River Review , WordRiver , and Broadkill Review . He is the author of Memory Cards: Portraits from a Rural Journey .

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