Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 (1882)

Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 (1882)

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. "The clichi that you must read the diary of a common soldier if you wish to know what war is really like never had finer affirmation than in this absorbing release."-Saturday Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 260 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 553g
  • Kessinger Publishing
  • Whitefish MT, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 054898008X
  • 9780548980088

Review quote

"The cliche that you must read the diary of a common soldier if you wish to know what war is really like never had finer affirmation than in this absorbing release."--"Saturday Review"show more

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This Civil War classic of soldiering in the ranks debunks all the romantic notions of war. Like his Northern counterpart, the Confederate soldier fought against bullets, starvation, miserable weather, disease, and mental strain. But the experience was perhaps even worse for Johnny Reb because of the odds against him. Never as well equipped and provisioned as the Yankee, he nevertheless performed heroically.show more