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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard Hardcover – January 1, 1975 by David Herbert Donald (Author), Alfred Bellard (Editor)


This memoir of the Civil War is written by a private soldier who was both an adept primitive artist and a natural writer. The document is illustrated with drawings by the author and was found in a Pennsylvania attic in 1963, along with a companion volume of letters written by the same man. At the age of 15 he enlisted in the Fifth New Jersey Infantry, saw action in many of the important Virginian campaigns with the Army of the Potomac and was wounded at Chancellorsville.


Gone For a Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard

SKU:  978-0316088336
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little, Brown Company; First Edition (January 1, 1975)

    Language ‏ : ‎ English

    Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 298 pages

    ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0316088331

    ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0316088336

    Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3 pounds

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