Table of contents for The hour of our nation's agony : the Civil War letters of Lt. William Cowper Nelson of Mississippi / edited by Jennifer W. Ford.

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Contents
Foreword	000
	Peter S. Carmichael, Series Editor
Introduction	000
1. "A Southern Institution": William C. Nelson and the University of Mississippi	000
2. Service with the 9th Mississippi Regiment, March 28-December 24, 1861	000
3. "In More Active Service": The 17th Mississippi	000
4. "A Long Apprenticeship . . . A Little Ease": Promotion to Ordinance Officer, 
Posey's Brigade	000
5. Crisis and Culmination: The Death of Carnot Posey and the Bloody Battles of 
1864 and 1865	000
Epilogue: Appomattox, Murder, and Reconciliation: William C. Nelson's Life after the War	000
Appendix: Notes on Mississippi Soldiers and Politicians Mentioned in the Letters	000
Notes	000
Selected Bibliography	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nelson, William Cowper, 1841-1904 -- Correspondence.
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 17th.
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. 3rd Corps.
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia -- Military life.
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence.
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.