Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C.S.A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee: The Memoir and Civil War Diary of Charles Todd Quintard
C. T. QuintardISBN: 0807128465;
Book DescriptionTrained as a physician and ordained an Episcopal priest, Charles Todd Quintard (1824-1898) was born, raised and educated in the North. He migrated to the South to pursue a medical career but was inspired by the bishop of Tennessee to serve the church. In May 1861, Quintard joined the Confederate 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment as its chaplain and during the maelstrom of the Civil War kept a diary if his experiences. He later penned a memoir, which was published posthumously in 1905. With thoughtful editing and annotating, Sam Davis Elliott combines a previously unpublished portion of the diary with Quintard's memoir in Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C.S.A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee. Quintard was present during the early fighting in Virginia, marched into Kentucky with Braxton Bragg, and attended to the wounded at Murfreesboro and Chickamauga. He met such diverse personages as Robert E. Lee and Federal Major General James H. Wilson; prayed with Leonidas Polk...
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