"The Boy of Battle Ford" by W. S. Blackman introduction by Jon Musgrave
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William S. Blackman turned 21 a few weeks after the fall of Fort Sumpter and the start of American Civil War. More than four decades later he used his war journals to write his autobiography. From his boyhood years on Battle Ford in Southern Illinois to his own life and death experiences on the battlefield Blackman finds the lessons of life in his own struggles for both survival as well as for his soul.