Left an invalid by an injury, LeRoy Gresham, son of an affluent Georgia slaveholder, began keeping a journal at the age of twelve in 1860. Discover the unique view of a young, privileged, white teenager witnessing the demise of his world even as his own body slowly fails him.
With editor, Janet Croon.
Janet E. Croon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Modern European History, and Russian Language and Area Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1983), and a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the University of Dayton (1985). She has been teaching International Baccalaureate History for nearly two decades and developed a deep interest in the Civil War by living in northern Virginia. She is the author of The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865.