For the most powerful Civil War memoir by a general, turn to President Grant. For the most distinctive memoir by a citizen soldier, turn to Sam Watkins. Both can tell you a thing or two about war and soldiering, madness and sadness -- and much more. In this standing column of Civil War Book Rev....
"Rediscovering Civil War Classics,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 1
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol1/iss2/37