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Destruction and reconstruction : personal experiences from the late war

Author: Richard Taylor
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Confederate general's 1879 account of secession (which he opposed), war, and reconstruction has been lauded as one of the most literary memoirs to come out of the Civil War. It has also been praised for its honesty, and for its assessment of figures such as Jefferson Davis, Andrew Johnson, and Ulysses S. Grant.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Richard Taylor; Richard Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Taylor
ISBN: 9781411445291 1411445295
OCLC Number: 828932317
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Responsibility: Richard Taylor.

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The Confederate general's 1879 account of secession (which he opposed), war, and reconstruction has been lauded as one of the most literary memoirs to come out of the Civil War. It has also been praised for its honesty, and for its assessment of figures such as Jefferson Davis, Andrew Johnson, and Ulysses S. Grant.

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