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Private Osborne: Massachusetts 23rd Volunteers, Burnside Expedition, Roanoke Island, Second Front Against Richmond

by Marcotte, Frank B.
Publisher: Pelican
Retail Price: $16.95
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 1565549651

Frank B. Marcotte weaves Osborne's letters and diaries into a narrative account of the campaigns in which he fought. In addition to particularly strong descriptions of campaigns in the tidewater of southwest Virginia, young Osborne details the privations and hardships of camp life as well as its camaraderie.

review of Private Osborne: Massachusetts 23rd Volunteers, Burnside Expedition, Roanoke Island, Second Front Against Richmond, by Marcotte, Frank B., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).