Bird Clark’s quest for an envelope

Remains to be seen whether Pvt. Clark of the 13th Mississippi (Chapter Two, The Mississippi Brigade) would have found writing paper with an envelope like one of these, had his unit been successful at Fort Sanders. This new book about them is too pricey for me, but its cover of the covers certainly is worth considering. Sort of like looking at color photos of World War 2. You knew real life was in color, but you’d seen so many black-n-white photos of the war that you’d forgotten it could be any other way.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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