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Unusual persons of the Civil War

by Webb B. Garrison

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Published by Sergeant Kirland"s in Fredericksburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-232) and index.

      StatementWebb Garrison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467 .G37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL996102M
      ISBN 101887901086
      LC Control Number96034753
      OCLC/WorldCa35229236

      Great deals on History Civil War () Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!   The Civil War era, one of the ugliest periods in American history, has produced some of the most fascinating and heartbreaking books, both novels and historical accounts. From meticulously reconstructed battle scenes and the politics of war, to journals from slaves and all the horrors of slavery, thousands of Civil War books about America’s.

        The top 10 civil war novels From Roman legions to medieval mayhem, Cavaliers and Roundheads to the crushing of ideals in the 20th century, there is fertile ground for drama in civil war Author: Robert Wilton. For now, here is The Beginner’s Civil War Reading List. Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce ; Ken Burns’ The Civil War documentary (it’s 10 hours so it may as well be a book—a good one though) Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant ; The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote ; Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American; by B.H. Liddell Hart.

      With a total of 23, casualties on both sides, it was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War. At Cold Harbor, Virginia, 7, Americans fell in 20 minutes. Throughout the Civil War, young people played a significant role in many battles and key events. Boys as young as 10 served as drummers and buglers, and thousands of young men (and even some women) served as soldiers. young people were also eyewitnesses to Civil War battles, which often unexpectedly arrived in their backyards.


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