Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865


Read by David Leeson

(4.5 stars; 42 reviews)

The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggles with hunger, illness, fear, and the perils of combat; as well as his pride of service, love of comrades, and courage in the face of overwhelming odds (summary by D. Leeson).

(4 hr 45 min)

Chapters

A Voice from the Ranks 22:09 Read by David Leeson
The Outfit Modified 16:26 Read by David Leeson
Romantic Ideas Dissipated 14:02 Read by David Leeson
On the March 17:35 Read by David Leeson
Cooking and Eating 22:29 Read by David Leeson
Comforts, Conveniences, and Consolations 27:58 Read by David Leeson
Fun and Fury on the Field 26:32 Read by David Leeson
Improvised Infantry 53:27 Read by David Leeson
"Brave Survivors" Homeward Bound 23:36 Read by David Leeson
Soldiers Transformed 20:44 Read by David Leeson
Camp Fires of the Boys in Gray 32:41 Read by David Leeson
The Battle Flag 8:04 Read by David Leeson

Reviews

(4.5 stars)

kinda boring towards the end,but,that's just my opinion. I gave 4.5 stars because it is well written and interesting none the less!!

Minutiae

(4 stars)

Good account of details of daily life. Mens hardships hungers and hurts.

(5 stars)

A very well written and interesting account of Confederate soldier life.

Great story. I listened to it twice. Very good naration.

(5 stars)

I enjoyed the rich detail given in this book.

(5 stars)