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Under the Stars and Bars Or, Memories of Four Years Service with the Oglethorpes, of Augusta, Georgia

By Walter A. (Walter Augustus) Clark
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Table of Contents
  • PREFACE.
  • INDEX.
  • INTRODUCTORY.
    • EARLY HISTORY OF THE OGLETHORPES.
    • OFF TO THE WAR.
    • ORGANIZATION OF FIRST GA. REGIMENT.
    • AN AMENDMENT TO THE TABLE OF LONG MEASURE.
    • THE LAUREL HILL RETREAT.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • DONNING THE GREY.
    • MY FIRST MARCH.
    • MY FIRST SKIRMISH.
    • MY FIRST PICKET DUTY.
    • MY FIRST BATTLE.
    • A NIGHT STAMPEDE.
    • THREE LITTLE CONFEDERATES.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • A CHANGE OF BASE.
    • A SOLILOQUY—(NOT HAMLET'S.)
    • "LIABLE TO DISAPPINTMENTS."
    • A TRAMP WITH STONEWALL JACKSON.
    • ASHBY AND JACKSON.
    • "AUNT HANNAH."
    • A RIDE WITH BELLE BOYD, THE CONFEDERATE SPY.
    • VIRGINIA.
    • HOME AGAIN.
    • ROSTER OF OGLETHORPE INFANTRY,
    • PRIVATES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • REORGANIZATION WITH 12th GA. BATTALION.
    • A "LITTLE LONG."
    • THE 12th GA. BATTALION FLAG.
    • OFF TO THE FRONT
    • COL. HOGELAND AND HIS WAR DIARY.
    • JACKSBORO.
    • THE PARSON AND THE GRAVY.
    • "THEM MOLASSES."
    • RATIONS.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • TRANSFERRED TO THE COAST.
    • A STUDY IN INSECT LIFE.
    • SOAP AND WATER.
    • A SUGARED TONGUE.
    • FIRE AND FALL BACK
    • SKIRMISHING FOR PIE
    • STEED AND THE SUGAR
    • "BUTTER ON MY GREENS."
    • OUR CAMP POET.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE DALTON AND ATLANTA CAMPAIGN.
    • BATTLE OF JONESBORO.
    • FURTHER MEMORIES OF THE CAMPAIGN.
    • "TWO AND A DOG."
    • STRIPES ON THE WRONG SIDE.
    • A CLOSE SHAVE.
    • A TWILIGHT PRAYER MEETING.
    • TOM HOWARD'S SQUIRREL BEAD.
    • "WHEN THIS CRUEL WAR IS OVER."
    • "JIM, TOUCH OFF NO. 1."
    • ANOTHER STAMPEDE.
    • A SUMMER DAY ON THE FIRING LINE.
    • A SQUIRREL HUNT UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
    • JIM THOMAS' DILEMMA.
    • A POOR GUN OR A POOR GUNNER.
    • SAVED FROM DEATH BY A BIBLE.
    • INCIDENTS ON THE KENNESAW LINE.
    • SLEEPING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
    • THE VICTIM OF MISPLACED CONFIDENCE.
    • PEDICULUS CORPORIS.
    • BATTLE OF KENNESAW
    • ROLL CALL AFTER BATTLE.
    • UNDER TWO FLAGS.
    • AN UN-DRESS PARADE.
    • RECKLESS COURAGE.
    • WATERMELON AS A PERSUADER.
    • SAVED FROM A NORTHERN PRISON BY A NOVEL.
    • A SLAVES LOYALTY.
    • ONE AGAINST THREE THOUSAND.
    • A BRAVE CAROLINA MAIDEN.
    • A GEORGIA "HOSS."
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • NASHVILLE CAMPAIGN.
    • A CHRISTMAS DAY WITH FORREST.
    • CLOSING DAYS OF THE CAMPAIGN.
    • SOME INCIDENTS OF THE CAMPAIGN. "GO OFF AND WASH YOURSELVES."
    • PARTING WITH HARDEE.
    • GEN. BATE AS A POET AND WIT.
    • PAT CLEBURNE AS AN ORATOR.
    • HOOD'S STRATEGY.
    • A LUCKY FIND.
    • "WHO ATE THE DOG."
    • WHERE IS THE OVEN?
    • AMENDE HONORABLE.
    • COURAGE SUBLIME.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE CLOSING CAMPAIGN.
    • AN ARCTIC RIDE.
    • CLEANED UP FINANCIALLY.
    • A SAD HOME-COMING.
    • OUR LAST BATTLE.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • ROSTER OF THE "OGLETHORPES," 1862-1865.
    • OFFICERS.
    • PRIVATES.
  • ADDENDA.
    • OGLETHORPE INFANTRY, CO. B.
    • SHIPS THAT DID NOT PASS IN THE NIGHT.
    • OGLETHORPE INFANTRY, CO. B.
    • OFFICERS.
    • PRIVATES.
    • MUSTER ROLL OF OGLETHORPE INFANTRY,
    • OFFICERS.
    • PRIVATES.
  • SUPPLEMENT.
    • ONE OF MY HEROES.
    • BEN HILL AND THE DOG.
    • A REMINISCENCE.
    • THE REBEL CHAPLAIN AND THE DYING BOY IN BLUE.
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