A Texas Cavalry officer's Civil War : the diary and letters of James C. Bates / edited by Richard Lowe.Material type: TextPublisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1999Description: xxiii, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0807123722 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780807123720 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780807130650 (pbk.); 0807130656 (pbk.)Subject(s): Bates, James C. (James Campbell), 1837-1891 -- Diaries | Bates, James C. (James Campbell), 1837-1891 -- Correspondence | Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 9th | Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate | Soldiers -- Texas -- Paris -- Diaries | Soldiers -- Texas -- Paris -- Correspondence | Paris (Tex.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.7/464/092 | B LOC classification: E580.6 9th | .B37 1999Other classification: 15.85
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -354) and indexes.
Organization and First Campaign -- Indian Territory -- To Arkansas and Elkhorn Tavern -- From Arkansas to Corinth -- Reorganization -- Northern Mississippi -- Corinth -- Holly Springs and Thompson's Station -- Vicksburg and Home -- Alabama, Georgia, and Hospitals -- Decline and Defeat.
"College-educated and unusually articulate," James Campbell Bates kept a detailed diary and wrote dozens of long letters to his family, using special codes, sharing "chilling accounts of combat; a running narrative of life in camp and on campaign; commentary on the mood of the military, army politics, and attitudes toward draft dodgers, the enemy, and blacks; reactions to the latest political and diplomatic news; and more."--Jacket.