excellent writing skills and memorty, made me feel as if I was trudging along with Berry and his brother BlackwellPublished 14 months ago by Rusty Reeves
This is the first book I have bought on the American civil war, I could not put it down once started, its an easy read with a well written introduction that puts the reader in the... Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Adam
This book is perhaps about a family relative, still trying to make the ties to him. You feel like you were right along with him during his journeys.Published on June 24, 2012 by Patrick
Great first person narrative of what it was like to be in the Confederate infantry. Berry has numerous stories to tell about battles, scouting, the dangers involved, as well as... Read morePublished on January 13, 2009 by H. Lambert
BERRY BENSON'S CIVIL WAR BOOK: MEMOIRS OF A CONFEDERATE SCOUT AND SHARPSHOOTER appears in a new paperback edition and tells of one sharpshooter Berry Benson, who saw most of the... Read morePublished on August 6, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
THIS BOOK TELLS IT LIKE IT WAS!!!!!! ANYONE WHO HAS A RELATIVE WHO FOUGHT FOR McGOWAN'S BRIGADE OR HAD RELATIVES AT THE UNION HELLHOLE, ELMIRA, WILL GREATLY ENJOY THIS BOOK. Read morePublished on July 19, 2006 by Gary Davis
Not many books seem to cover a scout's exploits during the Civil War in the form of a personal memoir. Read morePublished on July 11, 2002 by Todd E. Newman
Berry Benson gives great detailed accounts of his experiance in the Civil War. The first hand accounts of him and his use of some of his brother's records to fill in gaps got me... Read morePublished on December 9, 2001 by "wayne_76"