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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain's Civil War.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark Twain; David Rachels
|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).
|Responsibility:||edited by David Rachels.|
"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,