The Drummer Boy of Our Regiment

The December 19, 1863, edition of Harper’s Weekly contained the following full-page illustration that highlighted a variety of scenes associated with the service of a Union drummer boy, some of whom were as young as 10 years old.

Civil War drummer boy

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TEMPLE: Whisperwood (2020)

Whisperwood: A Confederate Soldier’s Story of War and Conscience by Van Temple. Independently Published, 2020. Paper, ISBN: 978-1087921761. $16.99. Whisperwood’s protagonist, Private Anderson Flowers, is based on stories passed down about author…