GDG- Now: CW PTSD was: Custer: G'burg, LBH & Philbrick

Tom Barrett tbarrett21 at cox.net
Sat Jan 21 10:06:18 CST 2012


My mistake.  Amazon had three used copies available, and I got one of them.

Thanks and Regards,

TB

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On Behalf Of Walter Wells
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Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
Here is the publisher's site for Bill's book. You can order directly from
them:

http://www.deedspublishing.com/DeedsPublishingFromBroomsticksToBattlefields.
html

On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Tom Barrett <tbarrett21 at cox.net> wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>
> I just ordered the Dean book from Amazon.  I read am excellent review of
> your book, Bill, but unfortunately Amazon isn't carrying it.
>
> Regards,
>
> TB
>
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> From: gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com]
> On Behalf Of Bill Speer
> Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2012 9:02 AM
> To: 'GDG'
> Subject: Re: GDG- Now: CW PTSD was: Custer: G'burg, LBH & Philbrick
>
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> In research for my book: Broomstick to Battlefields: After the Battle the
> Story of Henry Clay Robinett, at first it was quite clear to me that he
> suffered from PTSD.  I met with numerous Army psychologists &
psychiatrists
> and they drew quite a few interesting conclusions from the evidence (we
> have
> numerous letters from Robinett written both during and after the war).  He
> was a victim of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury from a head wound at the
battle
> of Corinth.  This is also one of the symptoms our soldiers exhibit today
> from IEDs.  He also exhibited numerous PTSD symptoms.  Their conclusions
> were fascinating; what they could extrapolate from his letters and actions
> was quite startling.   My book goes into great detail on this and to
> explain
> Robinett's actions.
>
> There is a study that looks at both Vietnam and the Civil War related to
> this topic: Dean, Eric T. Jr. Shook Over Hell Post-Traumatic Stress:
> Vietnam, and the Civil War.  Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University
> Press, 1997.
>
> Bill
>
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> From: gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at arthes.com]
> On Behalf Of Batrinque at aol.com
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 10:19 AM
> To: gettysburg at arthes.com
> Subject: GDG- Now: CW PTSD was: Custer: G'burg, LBH & Philbrick
>
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>
>
> In a message dated 1/20/2012 9:45:41 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> tbarrett21 at cox.net writes:
>
> I'm not  familiar with anything like a serious study of PTSD in the
>  post-CW
> period.  If anybody knows of one, I, for one would be  interested.
>
>
> Anything I have seen is just bits and pieces in various books on wider
> topics.  But I am certain there is a gold mine of information in material
> from
> post-war veterans organizations.  I am somewhat familiar with what was
> published by the organization for Veterans of the Fourteenth Connecticut
> Infantry, and tucked away in their "newsletters" and obituary notices are
> glimpses of various men whose lives never really came back together after
> the
> war, unable to hold responsible jobs, restless, wandering.
>
> Bruce  Trinque
> Amston, CT
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