Autobiography of an Octogenarian: Robert Enoch Withers, M.D., Colonel, 18th Regiment Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. [Confederate States Army]


Editor Lynchburg Daily News; Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia; Senator of the United States; Member of Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institute; Consul of the United States at Hong-Kong; Past Grand Master of the Knights Templar of the United States, Etc., Etc.

Born in 1821, Robert Enoch Withers lived a remarkable life and personally experienced the years of civil strife that culminated in the Civil War. His keen observations of customs, society, University life, religion, government and politics, war and much more are touched on in his highly detailed, sometimes humorous narrative that is a pleasure to read and a goldmine for historians.

Robert Enoch Withers, M.D.

(1907), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 554 pp.

ISBN: 9780788423666