The Memoirs of Charles Henry Veil: A Soldier's Recollections of the Civil War and the Arizona Territory

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Thorndike Press, Apr 1, 1994 - History - 379 pages
A colorful and revealing memoir by a U.S. Army officer who fought throughout the Civil War and who went on to serve in the Arizona territory in its wildest and wooliest days, this well-documented history reads like an adventure story. 8 pages of photos. Map.

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THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES HENRY VEIL: A Soldier's Recollections of the Civil War and the Arizona Territory

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A century after being written, vivid memories of the Civil War and the American frontier see the light of day. In editing these memoirs, Viola (Ben Nighthorse Campbell, p. 1190) improved punctuation ... Read full review

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Well documented and authentic, these memoirs provide a detailed, anecdotal account of a soldier's life during the Civil War and in the post-Civil War West. Born in 1842, Veil served in the Union Army ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Personal Recollections
45
Arizona Adventures 18651871
167
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Herman J. Viola is Director of Quincentenary Programs in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

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