Fast and Loose in Dixie

Fast and Loose in Dixie


  • Author : J. Madison Drake
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2013-09-15
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 1492732923


Fast and Loose in Dixie Book Description :

Published in 1880, this is a narrative of the author's experiences being a Union soldier and prisoner of war of the Confederacy. This author was a Captain with the Ninth New Jersey Veteran Volunteers....

The Unvarnished Truth

The Unvarnished Truth


  • Author : Ann Fabian
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2002-05-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520232011


The Unvarnished Truth Book Description :

A study of the "plain unvarnished tales" of unschooled beggars, criminals, prisoners, and ex-slaves in the 19th century. Fabian shows how these works illuminate debates over who had the cultural authority to tell and sell their own stories. She gives us the origins of that curious American genre of selling one's tale of woe to make a buck, ala Oprah, et al....

Sherman s Horsemen
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Sherman s Horsemen


  • Author : David Evans
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0253213193


Sherman s Horsemen Book Description :

". . . massively researched . . . those seeking a richly detailed journal of the cavalry's role in one of the war's crucial campaigns will find this book irreplaceable." --Blue & Gray Magazine "This volume is meticulously detailed and comes to some convincing conclusions." --The Journal of American History "A vivid account of the campaign that helped decide the outcome of the Civil War. . . . A rich narrative that will delight students of the Civil War." --Kirkus Reviews Attempting a quick, decisive victory in the 1864 struggle for Atlanta, William Tecumseh Sherman's cavalry wreaked havoc in the countryside around the city. This book, based largely upon previously unpublished materials, tells the story of Sherman's raids. Through exhaustive research,...

Appalachian Notes

Appalachian Notes


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Appalachian Region
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000117897524


Appalachian Notes Book Description :

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