This Will Make a Man of Me: The Life and Letters of a Teenage Officer in the Civil War
This book presents a firsthand account of the experiences of seventeen-year-old Second Lieutenant Thomas James Howell during Major General George McClellan's Peninsula Campaign. Howell's story offers the reader a unique perspective of a young man coming of age in the Union army during the Civil War.
Lehigh University Press
Military History | United States History
Scythes, James, "This Will Make a Man of Me: The Life and Letters of a Teenage Officer in the Civil War" (2018). College of Arts & Humanities Faculty Books. 15.