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Author McNeely, Patricia G., 1939-

Title Knights of the quill : confederate correspondents and their Civil War reporting / Patricia G. McNeely, Debra Reddin van Tuyll, Henry H. Schulte

Publ Info West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, [2010]
 CCE Main Collection  E609 .M375 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E609 .M375 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E609 .M375 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 729 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [607]-697) and index
Contents Knights of the quill: the press in the crucible of war -- South Carolina. William Ashmead Courtenay: a knight on the field of honor -- Felix Gregory de Fontaine: chronicling the horrors of war -- Robert W. Gibbes: the 'mind' of the Confederacy -- Joan: a citizen journalist of the Confederacy -- Bartholomew Riordan: spying on Washington, D.C. -- Leonidas W. Spratt: preserving the legend of "Stonewall" Jackson -- Henry Timrod: reluctant correspondent who became poet laureate -- Florida. L.H. Mathews: General Bragg's nemesis -- Alabama. John Forsyth: love and hate in the strife-torn south -- Henry Hotze: propaganda voice of the Confederacy -- John H. Linebaugh: on the move for the Memphis daily appeal -- Samuel Chester Reid, Jr.: renaissance adventurer -- William Wallace Screws: "most useful citizen of his day" -- William G. Shepardson: swashbuckling newshawk on the Chesapeake -- Georgia. Peter W. Alexander: friend of the foot soldier -- James Roddy Sneed: "no greater tyranny than a muzzled press" -- John S. Thrasher: revolutionary and reformer -- Louisiana. Durant Da Ponte: through a young diarist's eyes -- Henry H. Perry: confederate apologist and reporter -- Texas. Charles Demorse: reporting from the Indian territories -- William Doran: a Texas hero takes up his pen -- James P. Douglas: fighting for the South with pen and sword -- R. R. Gilbert: a Texas humorist goes to war -- Virginia. George William Bagby, Jr.: confederate "croaker" -- James B. Sener: covering the war from his hometown -- John R. Thompson: a poet makes an impact as "Dixie" -- Virginia: "from a lady correspondent" -- Tennessee. Henry Watterson: rebel with many causes
LC subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Press coverage
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Journalists
War correspondents -- United States -- Biography
Add Author Van Tuyll, Debra Reddin
Schulte, Henry H
ISBN 9781557535665