Best Little Stories: Voices of the Civil War: Nearly 100 by C. Brian Kelly,Ingrid Smyer

By C. Brian Kelly,Ingrid Smyer

The Civil warfare You by no means Knew...

Behind the clash that divided a country and without end replaced its voters are the riveting stories of the boys and ladies who made an effect within the Civil battle, either off and on the battlefield. Drawn from the writings of squaddies, slaves, politicians, and army leaders, most sensible Little tales: Voices of the Civil struggle extends past the records and conflict money owed to provide the intensely own, human facet of the clash. interesting characters come to existence, including:

James Alexander Walker, who served with honor less than Stonewall Jackson, even after he used to be booted from the Virginia army Institute for conversing again to the notoriously stodgy Professor Jackson.

Charles Strahan, a accomplice veteran who made strides to reconcile the Blue and grey while he raised cash to erect a monument to honor his former enemy, the warriors of the Union army.

Gen. Julius H. Stahel, winner of the Medal of Honor, who was once egregiously passed over from the authentic after-action document at the conflict of Piedmont, Virginia, regardless of having led the Union forces to victory after struggling with a gunshot wound.

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