As it Was
Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Cavalry and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry
By (author) Douglas John Cater
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As it Was by Douglas John Cater
Book DescriptionCater's reminiscences of his Civil War experiences, simply titled "As It Was", comprises a superbly detailed and colorful description of a soldier's life in the ranks of the Third Texas Cavalry and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry.In the early chapters of "As It Was", Cater describes his youthful experiences, including his family life, education, hunting, and other pleasant pastimes, plantation activities and relationships with slaves, as well as social conditions. These chapters are valuable for their honest views of life in the late antebellum northwestern Louisiana and northeastern Texas.In early May 1861 a wealthy Rusk County planter, Richard H. Cumby, began recruiting a company of volunteers to serve as cavalrymen. More than one hundred men, including Douglas John Cater, answered the call.Representing the cream of Rusk County's young male population, they would be designated as Company B of Col. Elkanah Greer's Third Texas Cavalry, formed the following month in Dallas. Cater served with the Third Texas Cavalry in the Battle of Wilson's Creek and Elkhorn Tavern.In June 1862, Cater transferred to the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry to be with his brother Rufus, and remained with that unit until the end of the war. He participated in the Battles of Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Franklin, and Nashville.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781933337258
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: McWhiney Foundation Press
Publisher: McWhiney Foundation Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Douglas John Cater
T. MICHAEL PARRISH is the co-author of "Confederate Imprints," a bibliography of Southern publications from secession to surrender, and a specialist in rare books.
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