This is a very well written book and any one will enjoy reading it.
At heart, I am a "Union girl", but when I finished reading this book and had to close it, I truly felt like I had lost a friend.
He gives honest accounts of his immediate superiors, Longstreet and Lee; and criticizes as well as praises.
The most natural and compelling version of many of the pivotal events of The Civil War by a participant and eye witness that I have ever read . Read morePublished 1 month ago by celia hoffman
One of the best memoirs I've ever read. It's almost like sitting in a room and listening to Alexander just chat about his times during the Civil War. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Butch
Intelligent, approachable memoir by a significant in Lee's army. The work is analytical and candid.Published 2 months ago by Kinchen J. Searcy
Edward Porter Alexander was the Chief of Artillery for the Forst Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia and his personal recollections are one of the best and most objective looks... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kevin Brown
I recently stumbled across two books of memoirs by Gen. Edward Porter Alexander.
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter... Read more
I have read most all of the books written by the generals involved in the Civil war. This one is most certainly the best of them. Read morePublished 8 months ago by D. Earnhardt
my husband really enjoyed this book General was a very interesting man and book really went into detail a nice read about our war daysPublished 10 months ago by Shirley A. Maples
Title tells it all. This really isn't for the novice Civil War reader. It helps to know something of the war and it's politics etc. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kenneth Porter