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It happened in the Civil War

Author: Michael R Bradley
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Globe Pequot Press, ©2002.
Series: It happened in series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents thirty true stories about little-known or unique events that occurred in the North and South during the Civil War, from the making of gunpowder out of urine, to the choice of an innocent man to be executed in the the place of his brother.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Anecdotes
History
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Bradley
ISBN: 0762711655 9780762711659
OCLC Number: 47658853
Description: viii, 136 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Gunpowder from Urine --
The Story of "Taps" --
The Death of the Wooden Navy --
An Unusual Air Force --
The Double Life of Frank Thompson/Emma Seelye --
The Stranger --
The Battle Caused by Three Cigars --
From the Island of Malta to South Mountain, Maryland --
The Female Moses --
Harriet Tubman --
The Angel of Marye's Heights --
His Country's Highest Award for Bravery --
Loyal Servant --
Valiant Sergeant --
Thunder and Lightning at Hoovers Gap --
The Old Man of Gettysburg --
A Daring Prison Escape --
Even His Enemy Congratulated Him --
The Historic Voyage of the CSS Hunley --
A Battle off the Coast of France --
He Died in Place of His Brother --
Raiding Rebels on the Rampage --
The Plot to Destroy Chicago --
A Sad Homecoming --
Lincoln's Favorite Song --
He Broke Into a Prisoner of War Camp --
The Angel of the Battlefield --
Clara Barton --
Bom Dia, Y'All --
The War Taught Him to Love Horses --
United in Death --
A Little Bit of Dixie in Wisconsin --
Little Sorrel's Story --
A Potpourri of Civil War Facts.
Series Title: It happened in series.
Responsibility: Michael R. Bradley.
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This compelling collection of true anecdotes from America's Civil War offers a lively look at thirty unusual, little-known, and bizarre incidents that impacted the course of the war.  Read more...

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