""This manuscript breathes life into history by focusing on the struggle of Virginians to survive in the time of defeat, hunger, and deprivation in the closing months of the Civil War."--James A. Ramage, author of Gray Ghost: The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby" --
""There is no other state series like this one on teh Old Dominion. It is unlikely to have a rival. One hopes that anyone interested in the Civil War, the South, or Virginia... will read this engrossing volume."--The Civil War Monitor" --
""This is a fine contribution to the literature on how the war affected what was arguably the Confederacy's most influential state."--America's Civil War" --
About the Author
William C. Davis, professor of history and director of programs at Virginia Tech's Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, is the author of Lincoln's Men: How President Lincoln Became Father to an Army and a Nation. He lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.
James I. Robertson Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech and director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, is the author of Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. He lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.