A Soldier's Life in the Civil War by Peter F. Copeland

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By Peter F. Copeland

Even although they fought on opposing facets, so much squaddies within the Civil warfare have been equally trained, got here from rural backgrounds, spoke a similar language, and knew an analogous songs. in addition they shared an analogous risks and hardships of an enlisted man’s lifestyles. during this informative coloring ebook artist Peter Copeland dramatically captures the risk, tedium, or even lighter moments of a soldier’s lifestyles — from preliminary recruitment to the “Grand overview” in Washington at war’s end.
Forty-five realistically rendered illustrations depict reports universal to either Union and accomplice soldiers—new recruits announcing goodbye to household, attempting on uniforms, studying the care and use of muskets, spending a calm night in camp, creating a ailing name on the infirmary, posing for a photographer, ready with a bit of luck for mail, dealing with a cavalry assault, paying final respects to fallen comrades, and lots more and plenty more.
Informative captions whole this well-researched, skillfully illustrated publication, guaranteed to locate keen enthusiasts between coloring publication fanatics, Civil conflict buffs, and someone attracted to American history.

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Billings described his writings as ant labor ofspare hours, with no claimfor their literary fill assurance that they will partially meet a 'n some excellence, "the pleas- but with the want hitherto unsuppUed. rents vocal or instrumental music was a feature of the evening. There was probably not a regiment in the service that did not boast at least one violinist, one banjoist, and a bone player in —not mention other instruments generally found associated with these — and one of them could be heard operation, either its ranks to or inside or in a company street, unskilful the artists, they audience.

Suffered only one regiment, andfought at the it all, he Wilderness, at Spotsylvania, managed to avoid sickness and minor wound. In 1881 he wrote a well-received history ofhis and six years later he authored Hardtack and Coffee, a classic account ofsoldier life during the Civil War. Billings described his writings as ant labor ofspare hours, with no claimfor their literary fill assurance that they will partially meet a 'n some excellence, "the pleas- but with the want hitherto unsuppUed. rents vocal or instrumental music was a feature of the evening.

Union colonel Robert McAllister, a devout officer who saw that every man nth in his New Jer- particularly during the ner of the Cross of Christ as well as the dear when men had time Confederate to ponder "The whole camp was one ing," their fate. religious gather- wrote in the winter of 1862-1863; "there was plained that his chaplain preferred to ride in gious revivals, with energetic ministers march with the rather than troops. such as the Reverend Joseph C. good," McAllister wrote his wife; "he Leonidas Polk sometimes no earthly use to us here.

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