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The common soldier in the Civil War. Book one, The life of Billy Yank. Book two, The life of Johnny Reb.

Author: Bell Irvin Wiley
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [©1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bell Irvin Wiley
OCLC Number: 10095632
Notes: Contains the author's The life of Billy Yank, and The life of Johnny Reb, previously published separately.
Description: 454, 444 pages, 30 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Book one. Southward ho! ; From Reveille to Taps ; The supreme test ; In Dixie Land ; Along Freedom Road ; The depths of suffering ; Gay and happy still ; Toeing the mark ; Hardtack, salt horse and coffee ; Evil and goodness ; The spirits ebb and flow ; The men who wore blue ; Billy Yank and Johnny Reb --
Book two. Off to the war ; Baptism of fire ; Besetting sins ; In winter quarters ; Heroes and cowards ; Bad beef and cornbread ; From finery to tatters ; Trials of soul ; Breaking the monotony ; Consolations of the spirit ; Dear folks ; Kicking over the traces ; The deadliest foe ; The gentler sentiments ; Muzzle loaders and makeshifts ; Blue bellies and beloved enemies ; What manner of men.
Responsibility: by Bell Irvin Wiley.
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