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Life and letters of Charles Russell Lowell : captain, Sixth United States Cavalry, colonel, Second Massachusetts Cavalry, brigadier-general, United States Volunteers

Author: Edward Waldo Emerson
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2005.
Series: American Civil War classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1907, Life and Letters of Charles Russell Lowell presents the biography and collected correspondence of the nephew of poet and abolitionist leader James Russell Lowell. The volume spans both the younger Lowell's collegiate education and his military service in the American Civil War. A native Bostonian, Charles Russell Lowell (1835-1864) was first in the Harvard class of 1854. He joined the Union
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Charles Russell Lowell; Charles Russell Lowell; Charles Russell Lowell
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Waldo Emerson
ISBN: 1570035946 9781570035944
OCLC Number: 58468219
Notes: Originally published: Boston ; New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1907.
Includes index.
Description: xlvi, 496 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Life --
Letters --
Scholar and workman --
Sickness and two years' wandering --
Railroad and iron-works --
The school of the solider --
Guarding the border. Marriage --
The greater service --
Notes on the life --
Notes to the letters.
Series Title: American Civil War classics.
Responsibility: Edward Waldo Emerson ; new Introduction by Joan Waugh.
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The correspondence of the nephew of poet and abolitionist leader James Russell Lowell. His letters are distinctive, well-articulated, and eminently literate, effectively capturing military campaigns  Read more...

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