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Private lives of Civil War heroes

Gloria Shepard

Private lives of Civil War heroes

by Gloria Shepard

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Pioneer Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Fiction,
  • Biographical fiction, American,
  • United States,
  • War stories, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8707934M
    ISBN 101887223010
    ISBN 109781887223010
    OCLC/WorldCa34676578

    Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln - Private life: While residing in New Salem, Lincoln became acquainted with Ann Rutledge. Apparently he was fond of her, and certainly he grieved with the entire community at her untimely death, in , at the age of Afterward, stories were told of a grand romance between Lincoln and Rutledge, but these stories are not supported by sound historical . Women In The Civil War summary: There were many women playing important roles in the Civil War, including nurses, spies, soldiers, abolitionists, civil rights advocates and promoters of women’s women were engaged in supplying the troops with food, clothing, medical supplies, and even money through fundraising.

    Private and official correspondence of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler: during the period of the Civil War, Vols. ; Reminiscences of peace and war, by Mrs. Roger A Pryor; Serving the republic: memoirs of the civil and military life of Nelson A. Miles, Lieutenant-General, United States Army. Biographies of Notable U.S. Civil War Leaders, Generals, Heroes, Women.

    Get this from a library! The mysterious Private Thompson: the double life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War soldier. [Laura Leedy Gansler] -- Resurrecting a lost hero of the Civil War, the author tells the remarkable story of one heroic woman who defied convention in nineteenth-century America to live, work, and defend her country at a.   The tension between Cap and Iron Man has been brewing throughout the past few Marvel movies, but the source material for Captain America: Civil War — a comic book Author: Alex Abad-Santos.


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Private Soldiers and Public Heroes: An American Album of the Common Man's Civil War from the Pages of Civil War Times Illustrated [Bagby, Milton, Holzer, Harold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Private Soldiers and Public Heroes: An American Album of the Common Man's Civil War from the Pages of Civil War Times Illustrated5/5(1). With chapters on everyone from William Quantrill (a guerilla leader whose skull later ended up in the basement of a fraternity house) to Rose O’Neal Greenhow (perhaps the South’s most glamorous spy), Secret Lives of the Civil War features a mix of famous faces and unsung heroes.

American history was never this much fun in school!/5(21). Resurrecting a lost hero of the Civil War, The Mysterious Private Thompson tells the remarkable story of Sarah Emma Edmonds (), who disguised herself as /5.

All were Civil War heroes. This site. “The Civil War” is dedicated all of the men and women who were actually part of this great struggle from the first shot onAp to the moment Robert E.

Lee put pen to surrender papers at Appomattox, Va. on April 9, The CACWL is a bonanza for historians as well. Almost all of these men were army privates, and their letters reveal a great deal about the lives and motivations of the Civil War's common soldiers.

Ellis has also produced a new book devoted to the collection's North Carolina soldiers and their usage of English. Traditional histories of the Civil War steer clear of sex and birth control in favor of heroes and battles.

This ignores reality. Court martial records list overincidents of sexual misconduct, and the Surgeon General of the United States Army documentedcases of venereal disease in the Union Army.

The men (and women, too) who produced these alarming statistics came from all. In his book, Army Life: A Private’s Reminiscences of the Civil War, Theodore Gerrish recalls a time spent too long in camp and writes, “One of the most disastrous features of the gloomy situation was the terrible sickness of the soldiers men were unused to the climate, the exposure, and the food, so that the whole experience was in direct.

With Lee in Virginia; a story of the American civil war. Topics: Lee, Robert Edward,United States -- History Civil War, Fiction, Virginia -- Shoulder-straps. Mohun; or, The last days of Lee and his paladins. Final memoirs of a staff officer serving in Virginia.

Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War by Dora L. Costa and Matthew E. Kahn Princeton University Press, A Civil War book full of charts, graphs and tables, even when it is com­bined with intriguing human interest profiles of soldiers who fought in our nation’s epic four-year struggle, can be a risky undertaking for any author.

Library of Congress Ulysses S Grant was the biggest hero of the Civil War. Johnny Clem might well have been the smallest. Ten years old when he ran away from home and joined the second Michigan Author: American Experience.

Most Civil War biographies of heroes are of generals or of other officers, but Gordon C. Rhea’s Carrying The Flag is about a lowly South Carolina private from Charleston, the birthplace of secession. Rhea tells the delightful personal story of Charles Whilden from his birth to his death.

Whilden was as unlikely a hero as the subtitle says. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Colvin was known primarily as a war correspondent for many years and received numerous honors. And now, her true story is being told in the film A Private War, starring Rosamund Pike.

But, while Author: Lia Beck. During the Civil War he served as corporal in Co. F, 13th New Hampshire Infantry (September to October ), and as 1st lieutenant and captain in G and F companies, 7th Regiment Infantry, United States Colored Troops (November to May ).

The four bloody years of the American Civil War left a permanent scar on the nation. Through it all, people on both sides fought bravely for the causes they believed in, both on the battlefield and beyond. A select few of these people are remembered as war heroes.

Learn about these remarkable people and the key roles they played in the Civil : Andre Cailloux, Civil War Hero. Andre Cailloux funeralSteven Ochs By all accounts, he was trusted and well-liked, a good-looking man who participated actively in the social life of the Black Creole community and cut a handsome figure in his uniform.

A boxer and horseman, he was known for his manners and his character. Charles L. Minor Cash Book and Edward P. Harmon Civil War Diary, Cash book maintained by Confederate Captain Charles L. Minor from to Also contained within the cash book's pages are diary entries of Union Army Private Edward P.

Harmon (5th Maine Infantry) during May and June, Sarah Rosetta Wakeman; aka: Private Lyons Wakeman () – Disguising herself as a man, Wakeman fought in the Civil War for the Union.

Mary Edwards Walker () – Feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon in the Civil War, Mary is the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.

Core Knowledge® National Conference, Heroes of the Civil War Era, Grade 5, 1 Heroes of the Civil War Era Grade Level: 5 Presented by: Amy Pfeiffer, Lititz Elementary School, Lititz, PA Length of unit: 13 lessons and optional additional projects I.

ABSTRACT Big Idea: Civil War heroes stood up for their beliefs and brought about change. Albert D. Cashier (Decem – Octo ), born Jennie Irene Hodgers, was an Irish-born immigrant who served in the Union Army during the American Civil r adopted the identity of a man before enlisting, and maintained it until death.

Cashier became famous as one of a number of women soldiers who served as men during the Civil War, although the consistent and long Battles/wars: Vicksburg, Red River, Guntown. The highly anticipated new edition of Great Civil War Heroes and Their Battles brings a classic American history book back in stock in conjunction with the th anniversary of the start of the Civil War on Ap This anniversary edition features an .For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J.

Matthew Gallman, Matthew C. Hulbert, James Marten, and Amy Murrell Taylor—for their opinions on a variety of popular topics, including the war's most overrated and underratred commanders, top turning points, most influential women, and best depictions on film.

The anecdote comes from Watkins’s memoir, “Co. Aytch” (as in “H”), which appeared after the war and offers an unparalleled look at the life of a rank-and-file Southern soldier.

Still, beyond a small circle of Civil War devotees, Sam Watkins was unknown until about 20 years ago, when Ken Burns’s groundbreaking “Civil War” series.