Above the High Water Mark
Stephen Alpheastus Corker
by John C. Hall, Jr.
Blockade Runner Publishing, 2017
paperback; 280 pages
The life and letters of a lawyer, soldier, farmer and Statesman. The letters written by Captain Corker span from 1859 to 1872. In this book you will read about Corker’s sword being shot in two at Sharpsburg September 17, 1862, his leading the 3rd Georgia at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863 and his subsequent election to the 41st US Congress. In addition you will read about the relationship between slave and owner, how prisoner of war mail was handled and get a better appreciation of Reconstruction.