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Among the enemy : a Michigan soldier's Civil War journal

Author: William Horton Kimball; Mark Hoffman
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2013]
Series: Great Lakes books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few Union soldiers had the vantage point of William Horton Kimball, a member of the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics. As a military engineer, Kimball spent most of his time behind the major lines of conflict and often worked among civilians who sympathized with the enemy. In Among the Enemy: A Michigan Soldier's Civil War Journal, author Mark Hoffman presents Kimball's journal as a unique window into wartime  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012035460
Named Person: William Horton Kimball; William Horton Kimball
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Horton Kimball; Mark Hoffman
ISBN: 0814338534 9780814338537
OCLC Number: 847609598
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 168 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction --
Off to war: September 22-December 15, 1861 --
Kentucky: December 16, 1861-February 27, 1862 --
Nashville to Corinth: March 1-May 30, 1862 --
Bushwhackers and railroads: June 1-September 29, 1862 --
My brave mechanics: October 1-December 29, 1862 --
Lavergne: December 30-March 19, 1963 --
Fortress Rosecrans: March 20-June 28, 1863 --
Middle Tennessee: June 29-November 4,1863 --
The Nashville and Northwestern: November 9, 1863-March 12, 1864 --
Railroad blockhouses: March 13-June 27, 1864 --
Supplying Sherman's Army: June 28-September 24, 1864 --
Discharge and home: September 25-November 17, 1864 --
Appendix: Kimball's comrades.
Series Title: Great Lakes books.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Hoffman.

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Collects the detailed and personal writings of a member of the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics during the Civil War.  Read more...

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