The rebel yell & the Yankee hurrah: the Civil War journal of a Maine volunteer

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Down East Books, May 1, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 311 pages
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The Civil War journal of a Maine volunteer " In 1981, Ruth 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 & an ability to turn a delightful phrase... an absolute must for Civil War buffs." -Publishers Weekly

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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


Introduction by Robert M York
Who Was John Haley? A Brief Biography

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