Soldier Life by Collective

By Collective

Yet one more quantity in Time-Lifes «Voices of the Civil battle» sequence. This one isn't the same as such a lot, even though. the focal point this is no longer any unmarried conflict quite, it's a examine the warriors existence. as with every works during this sequence, the hallmark is observations from the warriors themselves, even if from reputable experiences, letters, or diaries. The part titles start to lay out the contents: «Answering the Call,» «The geared up Bore,» «A query of Character,» «Tenting Tonight,» and «The Promise of Home.» for every part, there's a short advent, placing that part inside a context. Then, the voices of the contributors themselves.

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Soldier Life

Yet another quantity in Time-Lifes «Voices of the Civil battle» sequence. This one isn't like such a lot, although. the point of interest this is no longer any unmarried conflict really, it's a examine the warriors lifestyles. as with any works during this sequence, the hallmark is observations from the warriors themselves, no matter if from legit reviews, letters, or diaries.

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Last . Fort Greble, part ofthe Washington defenses on the east . bank ofthe Potomac River opposite Alexandria, enjoy a two weeks, the health has generally improved, and the boys are cheerful and gay. They have themselves; the most popular one at several present ny has some two or three Indian rubber is balls, game ofbaseball in ways of amusing town ball. was so popular Each compa- and they choose about thefield near their barracks. in the Federal army that leagues were organized, complete with play-offs 30 The game and championships.

MOSMAN 59TH Illinois Infantry Mosman, an Illinois-bom CAPTAIN JOHN mill- H. CHAMBERLAYNE PuRCELL (Virginia) Artillery wrightfrom Saint Louis, was pro- In October 1862, following the bloodbath at Antietam, the young lawyer turned moted to lieutenant in i86jfor "meritorious service. " artilleryman reported in a letter to his sister that he Writing in its generally was "in a great rush ofspir- & in exuberant health. "In an October 20, 1862, letter, his journal in 1864, he recalled the while his division was haltedfor the night along the Baltimore tribulations ofa soldier in his written & Ohio Rail- comroad between Martinsburg and Harpers Ferry, Chamberlayne described an pany, Thomas Tobin, in learning unplannedfox hunt through to his bivouac.

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