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Witness to the Civil War

First-Hand Accounts from Frank Leslie"s Illustrated Newspaper

by Jim Lewin

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7283705M
ISBN 100060891505
ISBN 109780060891503
OCLC/WorldCa67393039

Buy This Book in Print summary In a series of columns published in the African American newspaper The Christian Recorder, the young, charismatic preacher Henry McNeal Turner described his experience of the Civil War, first from the perspective of a civilian observer in Washington, D.C., and later, as one of the Union army’s first black chaplains. Witness to the Civil War: The Art of John Paul Strain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  For three days in July, , two great armies collided on the fields at Gettysburg. It remains the bloodiest battle in U.S. history. And improbably, yea. WITNESS TO WAR: The Civil War, by Harold Holzer PB MINT - $ I have the opportunity to liquidate my uncle's immense collection of books. I will post multiple listings each week. This collection consist of thousands of gun, war (mainly focusing on civil war), and some misc. books. Please feel free to contact me with requests and stay tunes for the future auctions.

I bear witness, Rome, that this day of universal destruction, is forced upon me. The labour of war might have left Rome unwounded; I could have won a bloodless victory, handed Caesar, a captive, to the peaceful land he violated. What evil madness is this, what blindness! Men ready to wage civil war yet fear to win a bloodless victory! Civil War Book List By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure. Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary.


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Witness to Gettysburg brings the bloodiest, most crucial battle of the Civil War to life through on-the-spot eyewitness accounts. From the courageous fighting men and officers to the civilians watching as the conflict raged through their towns, from the reporters riding with the regiments to the children excited or terrified by the titanic.

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Get this from a library. Witness to War: the Civil War, [Harold Holzer; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Witness to War: The Civil War highlights the major events of this critical conflict by presenting personal accounts of its battles, proclamations, victories, and defeats - in the words of.

When the year-old Gertrude Janeway got married, the year was and the US Civil War had been over for 62 years. Her new husband was an year-old Union Army veteran named John Janeway.

To make the match even stranger, the couple had waited three years to get hitched, since Gertrude’s mother refused to sign the papers required for a year-old to marry. A drum's story -- A veteran and his grandchildren -- Lincoln and Tad -- The defenses of Washington -- Story of the second Bull Run --Campaigning with Grant -- A drummer boy in gray -- War story told in churchyard -- An Adventure on the East'n Sho' -- Heroines of '61 and Barbara Frietchie --Down the Fairfax Pike -- Major Mallory of Malloryville -- The strange case of Geo.

.In he became senior editor of Military Images magazine, devoted to the American military image of the nineteenth century. In he also advised on the Confederate uniforms worn in the upcoming STX Entertainment Civil War film. A Poet Remembers Her Impulsive Trip Into a Civil War.

By Jennifer Szalai. just as the country was on the verge of civil war. as “a .