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The Civil War letters of Private George Parks

Joseph M Overfield

The Civil War letters of Private George Parks

Company C, 24th New York Cavalry Volunteers

by Joseph M Overfield

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Published by printed by Gallagher Printing in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- New York Cavalry -- 24th

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph M. Overfield.
    GenrePersonal narratives
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22842761M

    Letter book, Accession , Miscellaneous reel 1 reel. Microfilm. Letter book, 23 October - 13 November , containing dispatches written from Richmond by journalist Peter Wellington Alexander () on various aspects of the Civil War. There are four weekly dispatches. Notations indicate that they were sent to London, England. This official National Park Service Handbook is designed to provide a measure of understanding of this most momentous era of our history. Written by noted historians, these dramatic essays address the military, political, racial, social, cultural, and economic facets of the Civil War and its place in our nation's legacy and memory.4/5.

    This collection consists chiefly of letters George Robinson sent to his wife, Elizabeth, while serving in the army during the Civil War. The letters detail the Battle of Gettysburg, skirmishes around Kelly's Ford, Virginia, and guarding the railroad line at Elk River, Tennessee.   CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND AUTHORS is an independent, non-fiction Civil War book review journal, with news, commentary, interviews, and more. [Posts may contain affiliate links, meaning CWBA might get a commission from purchases made through those links, at no cost to you. More info.].

    Shortly after the war, a sizable literature emerged devoted to Maine in the Civil War. State military units were memorialized through the publication of regimental histories, one of the first of which was Edward B. Houghton’s volume The Campaigns of the Seventeenth Maine. In JohnFile Size: 1MB. Christopher C. McKinney Letters Civil War Letters of Private Abram Clendenning, 5th Ohio SS Civil War Letters of the Bond and Edwards Families Civil War Love Letters Civil War Writings: Cochran Family Letters, Commanding Boston's Irish Ninth: The Civil War Letters of Colonel Patrick R. Guiney.


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