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The boys of '61, or, Four years of fighting : personal observation with the army and navy, from the first battle of Bull run to the fall of Richmond

Author: Charles Carleton Coffin; John Andrew; Estes & Lauriat.; N. Orr & Richardson (Firm)
Publisher: Boston : Estes and Lauriat, ©1881.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coffin writes his personal observations while with the United States Army and Navy during the Civil War. From the first battle of Bull Run to the fall of Richmond and the surrender of Lee, he experienced the war at close quarters and takes us through the intimacy of the march and the camp, among ordinary men and officers, as momentous events unfolded and important decisions were made.
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Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896.
Boys of '61, or, Four years of fighting.
Boston : Estes and Lauriat, ©1881
(OCoLC)654147198
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Carleton Coffin; John Andrew; Estes & Lauriat.; N. Orr & Richardson (Firm)
OCLC Number: 3718288
Notes: Publisher's catalogue follows text.
Includes music.
Illustrated end papers; other illustrations engraved by Andrew and N. Orr-Richardson.
Description: xviii, 558, [8] pages, [86] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, music, plans, plates, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Beginning of the conflict --
Around Washington --
Bull Run --
The fall of 1861 --
Affairs in the west --
Central Kentucky --
The opening of the campaign in Tennessee --
Pittsburg Landing, Fort Pillow and Memphis --
Invasion of Maryland --
Invasion of Kentucky --
From Harper's Ferry to Fredericksburg --
Battle of Fredericksburg --
The winter at Falmouth --
Chancellorsville --
Cavalry operations --
The Atlantic coast --
The ironclads in action --
The invasion of Pennsylvania --
The battle of Gettysburg --
From the Rapidan to Cold Harbor --
To Petersburg --
Siege operations --
Third invasion of Maryland --
Sherman's army --
Christianity and barbarism --
Scenes in Savannah --
Sherman in South Carolina --
South Carolina before the war --
Sumter --
Charleston --
The last campaign --
Richmond --
The Confederate loan --
Surrender of Lee --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Four years of fighting
Responsibility: by Charles Carleton Coffin.

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Coffin writes his personal observations while with the United States Army and Navy during the Civil War. From the first battle of Bull Run to the fall of Richmond and the surrender of Lee, he experienced the war at close quarters and takes us through the intimacy of the march and the camp, among ordinary men and officers, as momentous events unfolded and important decisions were made.

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