Author Donates Proceeds from New Book to CVBT


Author Johnnie Perry Pearson will donate all the proceeds from his new book "Lee and Jacksons Bloody Twelfth". The book contains the story and letters of Irby Goodwin Scott, First Lieutenant, Company G, Putnam Light Infantry, Twelfth Georgia Volunteer Infantry. This is a fascinating story of an ordinary soldiers struggle to survive not only the horrors of combat but also the unrelenting hardship of camp life.


Lee and Jackson's Bloody Twelfth brings together for the first time the extant correspondence of Confederate Lieutenant Irby Goodwin Scott, who served in the hard fighting Twelfth Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Irby’s brother, Nicholas “Bud” was mortally wounded on May 10, 1864 and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery at Spotsylvania. 


By illuminating in depth how one young Confederate stood up to the physical and emotional duress of war, the book stands as a poignant tribute to the ways in which ordinary Civil War soldiers, whether fighting for the South or North, sacrificed, suffered, and endured. The book is available for pre-order at through


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A special thanks to Johnnie for supporting the CVBT.


Johnnie Perry Pearson is a retired state service officer formerly with the North Carolina Division of Veteran Affairs. He served as an infantry platoon sergeant during the Vietnam War and lives in Hickory, North Carolina.


Update 3-26-2011- CVBT  has just received a royalty check in the amount of $539.43 to help save historic hallowed ground. The CVBT Board of Directors thanks'  Johnnie Perry Pearson for his generous efforts to preserve and tell the stories of our history.




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