Bayonet! Forward: my Civil War reminiscences

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S. Clark Military Books, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
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BAYONET! FORWARD: MY CIVIL WAR REMINISCENCES by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is a compilation of the General's most substantial Civil War addresses & writings. This collection contains chapters on the campaigns of Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Petersburg, the White Oak Road, Five Forks, Appomattox, as well as Chamberlain's personal account of the surrender of the Confederate Army & the Grand Review of the Army of the Potomac. As a prominent member of the Fifth Army Corps, Chamberlain's reminiscences also serve as a history of that Corps' service from Fredericksburg through the end of the war at Appomattox. Also contained in this informative assemblage are appendices including official battle reports of the Gettysburg & Appomattox campaigns, a moving account of the last salute to the Army of Northern Virginia, monument dedication exercises on the Gettysburg Battlefield & a stirring memorial address on the life of President Abraham Lincoln. BAYONET! FORWARD is further enhanced with photographs, maps, a bibliography, index & full color covers. Anyone interested in General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the Fifth Army Corps or the American Civil War, will find this reading insightful & entertaining. A masterful publishing event. Order from: Stan Clark Military Books, 915 Fairview Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325; Phone: 717-337-1728; Fax: 717-337-0581.

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User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

too detailed on battles. Enjoyed more his written stories after the Civil war and the people he wrote about. A man who God used to do his work. A man with courage, conviction, and ability which God used at the right time to make a big difference. Read full review

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User Review  - rinabeana - Goodreads

Well, I spent 9 months reading this book, though it tended to be in short spurts with long respites in between. I will admit that parts seemed a bit dry (blow-by-blow descriptions of battles), but I ... Read full review

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Contents

My Story of Fredericksburg
1
Through Blood and Fire at Gettysburg
16
Reminiscences of Petersburg and Appomattox
38
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Chamberlain was a Maine college professor who entered the Union Army in 1862.

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