The Recollections of a Drummer-Boy
"[...]me to be penned up in the old Academy such a day as this." "That's what's the matter with Harry, here," said Andy. "He's got the spring-fever, I tell him; but he thinks he has the war-fever. I told him we'd come up here and see what you had to say about it." "About what? About the spring-fever, or about the war?" "Why, about the war, of course, Joe," said Andy with a smile. "Well, boys, I know what the war-fever is like. I had a touch of it last winter when the Fifty-first boys went off, and I came very near going along with them, too. But my brothers, Charlie and Sam, both wanted to go, and I declared that if they went I'd go too; and mother took it so much to heart that we all had to give it up. Charlie and Sam came near joining a cavalry company some months ago, and I shouldn't wonder much if they did get off one of these days;[...]."
- Paperback | 154 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 254.01g
- 09 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations