I HOPE TO DO MY COUNTRY SERVICE: The Civil War Letters of John Bennitt, M.D., Surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry
In 1862, at the ages of 32, physician John Bennitt joined the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment as an assistant surgeon and remained in military service for the rest of the war. During this time he wrote more than 200 letters home to his wife and daughters sharing his careful and detailed observations of army life, and more.
Publisher: Wayne State
Item #: 7892829