Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Descendant Fulfills Soldier's Wish - "Co. Aytch" Revised is Published


Staff Writer

Ruth Hill Fulton McAllister never met her great-grandfather, Sam R. Watkins.

But more than 100 years after his death, the Columbia woman has completed her ancestor's life work.

McAllister is the editor of a new version of Co. Aytch, the frank War memoir that is considered a classic in the genre and was quoted several times in Ken Burns' PBS documentary The Civil War.

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