Civil War Soldiers

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Viking, 1988 - History - 274 pages
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Drawing from unpublished letters and journals of soldiers, Reid Mitchell creates a rich social portrait of the Americans who fought in the Civil War and how their conviction, hopes, and prejudices were often starkly belied by the unseemly, contradictory reality of war.

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Contents

WARS FOR FREEDOM
1
ENEMIES AND SAVAGES
24
THE CONFEDERATE EXPERIENCE
148
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About the author (1988)

Reid Mitchell is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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