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Mark Twain's Civil War

Author: Mark Twain; David Rachels
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2007.
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Had there been no Civil War, the eminent American author known as Mark Twain would likely have spent his life as Sam Clemens. After the Civil War dramatically altered the course of Mark Twain's life  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain's Civil War.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2007
(DLC) 2007028706
(OCoLC)154692331
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; David Rachels
ISBN: 9780813126715 0813126711
OCLC Number: 630839572
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Nonfiction: from Roughing it (1872); Mark Twain's first Civil War autobiography (1877); from "Some rambling notes of an idle excursion" (1877); from Life on the Mississippi (1883); "The private history of a campaign that failed" (1885); "An author's soldiering" (1887); "General Grant's grammar" (1887); "How Twain saved the Union" (1901); a selection from Mark Twain's autobiographical dictations (1907); Albert Bigelow Paine, "The soldier" (1912); Absalom C. Grimes, "Campaigning with Mark Twain" (1926) --
Fiction: Anonymous, "An exchange of prisoners" (1863); "Lucretia Smith's soldier" (1864); "The facts in the case of the great beef contract" (1870) from The gilded age (1873); "A true story, repeated word for word as I heard it" (1874); "A curious experience" (1881) --
Coda: Battle hymn of the Republic (brought down to date) (c. 1900).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by David Rachels.

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"Rachels has ably gathered some widely scattered material and sketched out a beginning at setting this literature in its context. His book leaves it to readers to take the next steps." -- John Bird, Read more...

 
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