—From the diary of Harvey Amasa Chapman
Experience an unforgettable journey into the minds, hearts, and daily lives of a family who lived through the American Civil War. In over one hundred actual letters and a camp diary, the lives of author David Chapman’s great-grandfather, Harvey Amasa Chapman, his family and friends are faithfully transcribed to capture every compelling detail. Their words reveal the intimate and heartfelt truths they shared as they endured one of the most tumultuous times in American history.
Profoundly moving and incredibly timely, The Man Who Carried a Drum: 108 War Letters and Love Letters of a Civil War Medic resonates with the struggles Americans face today.