2 edition of Original memoirs, written during the Civil War found in the catalog.
Original memoirs, written during the Civil War
Slingsby, Henry Sir
|Contributions||Hodgson, John, d.1684.|
Stunning. I thought Julius Caesar and Winston Churchill could write of war and leadership but Grant's memoirs blew me away. Written while he was dying in an effort to provide future funds for his family, the great American Civil War /5(). reminiscences of the civil war by general john b. gordon of the confederate army with an introduction by general stephen d. lee commander-in-chief of the united confederate veterans memorial account by .
Lewis Wallace (Ap – Febru ) was an American lawyer, Union general in the American Civil War, governor of the New Mexico Territory, politician, . The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant - Ebook written by Ulysses S. Grant. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. 5/5(5).
Clearly written and balanced in tone, his memoirs are a dramatic and important addition to the literature on the Civil ally published in A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books . The Library holds a treasure trove of documents from the Civil War commander and 18th president of the United States, including personal correspondence, “headquarters records” created during the Civil War and the original handwritten manuscript of Grant’s memoir.
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The Best Civil War Books of All Time | Analysis | Civil War Monitor. Original Memoirs Written During the Great Civil War: Being the Life of Sir Henry Slingsby, and Memoirs of Capt.
Hodgson. With Notes, &C. Paperback – Ap by Henry Slingsby (Author)5/5(1). Clearly written and balanced in tone, his memoirs are a dramatic and important addition to the literature on the Civil War. Originally published in A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the Original memoirs in digital technology to make available again books /5(5).
Berry Benson first wrote his memoirs for his family and friends. Completed inthey drew on his - and partially on his brother's - wartime diaries, as well as on letters that both brothers had written to family members during the war. The memoirs were first published in book form in but have long been unavailable.
This edition, with a new foreword by the noted Civil War Cited by: 2. Ulysses S. Grant, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (). Often described as the best book by a U.S. President and the best memoir of the Civil War.
(Confederate artillerist Porter Alexander’s memoir. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant (): it "surpasses any other military memoir of the Civl War and stands alone as the best presidential autobiography every published," says Joan Waugh, author of.
Fascinating archive pertaining to Major General (then Captain) James Ricketts' experiences as a Union POW in Libby Prison, including a lengthy manuscript written by his wife, Fanny Ricketts, who accompanied him there as a nurse; a signed autograph letter by Fanny Ricketts to the sister of a slain soldier recounting the circumstances of his death; three autograph letters written.
Civil War Book List By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of.
In the course of doing research for my family history, I've read a lot of diaries/memoirs written by CW soldiers. Some have short, factual entries written during the war, some have long narratives written well after the war.
"Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War" is heralded by many historians as one of the best war memoirs written by a common soldier of the field. Sam R. Watkin's writing style in "Co Aytch" is /5(). 1. Memoirs of An Infantry Officer by Siegfried Sassoon.
This book starkly demonstrates how exposure to the brutality and futility of war is a potent antidote to the restless enthusiasm of youth. Samuel "Sam" Rush Watkins (J - J ) was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today for his memoir Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big /5().
Georgians were certainly among those for whom the war became a "written war," and their accounts of what they experienced or observed took the form of letters; of diaries and journals, with entries made on a fairly regular basis during the war; and of memoirs and reminiscences, produced in hindsight, often many years after the war.
Max Terman September 9, at pm. Thanks for this list—well written and succinct. I used many of these to recreate my Civil War ancestor story (in first person). A tough assignment but these books.
Aided by Mark Twain, the former president and Civil War hero raced to complete a literary masterpiece that saved his wife from destitution.
Shortly before noon on May 6,Ulysses. A classic Civil War memoir, Co. Aytch is the work of a natural storyteller who balances the horror of war with an irrepressible sense of humor and a sharp eye for the lighter side of battle.
It is /5(2). A classic Civil War memoir,> is the work of a natural storyteller who balances the horror of war with an irrepressible sense of humor and a sharp eye for the lighter side of battle.
It is a testament to one. A classic Civil War memoir, Co. Aytch is the work of a natural storyteller who balances the horror of war with an irrepressible sense of humor and a sharp eye for the lighter side of battle. It is a testament to /5(). Slingsby, Henry; Hodgson, John () Original memoirs written during the great Civil war, the life of sir H.
Slingsby [written by himself] and memoirs of capt. Hodgson, with notes [by sir W. Scott. Hodgson. Early memoirs. Memoirs have been written since the ancient times, as shown by Julius Caesar's Commentarii de Bello Gallico, also known as Commentaries on the Gallic the work, Caesar describes the battles that took place during the nine years that he spent fighting local armies in the Gallic second memoir, Commentarii de Bello Civili (or Commentaries on the Civil War.
Original memoirs: written during the great Civil War; being the life of Sir Henry Slingsby, and memoirs of Capt. Hodgson. With notes, &c. John B. Gordon's book and E. P. Porter's two books (Military Memoirs of a Confederate and Fighting for the Confederacy), Richard Taylor's Destruction and Reconstruction are also .Get the best deals on Civil War Books when you shop the largest online selection at Free c PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF GEN'L.
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