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Echoes of the Civil War : The Blue

By: Stephen M. Forman

Price: $7.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 668837

ISBN: 1878668838

Condition: 64 pages, 5.5 x 4, paperback / softcover, History Compass


This selection of letters, speeches, journals, and eyewitness accounts of the Civil War presents the views of soldiers, nurses, volunteers, and political and military leaders from the Union side of the war. The story opens and closes with inaugural speeches of President Lincoln, and goes on to focus on the daily lives of the Union soldiers in camp, on the battlefield, and in hospitals. Songs, poetry, camp humor, photographs, and illustrations round out the text of Americ... View more info

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Echoes of the Civil War : The Gray

By: Stephen M. Forman

Price: $7.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 668844

ISBN: 1878668846

Condition: 64 pages, 5.5 x 4, paperback / softcover, History Compass


This volume of letters, journals, and government documents provides a glimpse of life during the Civil War from the point of view of the Confederacy. Among the selections from military leaders are General Beauregard's demand for the surrender of Fort Sumter and Robert E. Lee's farewell to his troops. Much of this book focuses on the average soldier and his daily life in camp and on the battlefield. A selection of songs relating to the Confederacy is also included, along ... View more info