The Rebel Yell & the Yankee Hurrah: The Civil War Journal of a Maine Volunteer
"In 1981, Silliker was doing research at a library in Saco, Maine, when she came across the...diary of John Haley, a young private in the 17th Maine Regiment, Army of the Potomac...the finest feature of the book is Haley himself -- an unlettered young man with a wry sense of humor and an ability to turn a delightful phrase ... an absolute must for Civil War buffs."
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Review: Rebel Yell and the Yankee HurrahUser Review - Jim Bouchard - Goodreads
The Civil War in the words of those who fought it- but not the marquis players! This is a compendium of letters and diaries from the front lines. Fascinating! An interesting look at how much the ... Read full review