A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. From the most enduring of American events, the Civil War, come tales of bravery, cunning, pathos, humor, and faith. Rose Greenbow who directed her espionage from prison; surgeon Mary Walker, who scandalized her peers by wearing pants while caring for battlefield wounded; Reconstruction and the presidential election of 1876; etc. However, it seems as if the northerners cared little, if any for, for the slaves. Not so far-fetched, compared to real sweat-shop factories of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Semmes, describing Mary Walker, M. When a boy I seemed to have an aversion to it, and when I became a man I saw the folly of it. Women mobilized soup kitchens and relief societies. They wanted a fight and were not willing to back down. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
About this Item: Random House Publishing Group. Here are a few: 1 A 7-state Confederacy would quickly have become a debtor nation, once England started developing other sources of cotton. If I find something is non-working or broken, I will list as such. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing etc. My biggest surprise and something I still haven't come to terms with is the author's obvious dislike of Abraham Lincoln and the author's view point that the Civil War was completely unnecessary and was only fought because of Lincoln.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Estimates of such women enlistees range from 400 to 700. If you've never read Botkin's compilation of letters in this classic work, you don't want to miss it. It tells tales from both sides of the country, Yankee and Confederate alike. I never learned to swear,. Perhaps a retread would clear up some of the confusion.
I've never heard this before from any authority on the Civil War or on Lincoln. Botkin was one of the greatest American folklorists. From the storehouse of fact and legend - a historical event brought vividly to life. The author is a southerner and seems to slant the stories in favor of the South. I do not know history of any items. We do sell broken items as for parts or repair as someone may need these and get a great deal. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Culled from a wide variety of contemporary sources-letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets--and from the great body of Civil War reminiscences and regimental histories This book contains a rich sampling of Civil War storytelling of a type-personal narrative, anecdotes, hero tales, legends, historical traditions, yarns, tall tales, jests, strange tales, fables. Customer service is our top priority!. Abstract: Webb Garrison presents the Civil War in a collection of stories that capture what the war was like for the people who lived through it. Rose Greenhow, assistant army surgeon Mary Walker, and President Andrew Johnson. About this Item: Random House Publishing Group. Lincoln, the Union's search for a commanding general, the tragic sidelights involving the families of both North and South, the slavery question, and the South's eventual desperation. I read stories that I found amusing, stories that made me sad or angry.
Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Please click button to get a treasury of civil war tales book now. I do simple tests to see if an item works. In their own words the people of the times speak to us in voices that are still fresh and meaningful to us today. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. An outstanding study guide with great merit for students, this is the Civil War as told by those who lived it. Several of our own command were killed by our own friends. As important as what actually happened, these tales reveal the true picture of how Americans felt and spoke about the war. Thus, down from 3 stars to 2.
Women cared for wounded soldiers. It was time well spent to get a better understanding of our ancestors who gave so It is a collection of writings from many books, sources and well footnoted. Since I was not alive at the time of these events I find it difficult to know which side I would have been on. So, the errors dropped it down from 4 stars to 3. Both themylar-covered dj and the book are inexcellent condition.