Hardtack and coffee, or, The unwritten story of Army life

by Billings, John Davis, 1842-

Format: Print Book 1982
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Civil War 973.782 BILLIN
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Collection  Civil War
Call Number  973.782 BILLIN
CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction E607.B59 1982
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) r E607 .B59 1982
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First published more than 100 years ago, Hard Tack And Coffee is John Billings? absorbing first-person account of the everyday life of a U.S. Army soldier during the Civil War. Billings attended a reunion of Civil War veterans in 1881 that brought together a group of survivors whose memories and stories of the war compelled him to write this account.Illustrated by Charles W. Reed, this edition is enhanced with over 200 sketches that reflect the sights and scenes of America's most turbulent era. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Additional Information
Series Collector's library of the Civil War.
Subjects Billings, John Davis, -- 1842-
United States. -- Army -- Military life.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Publisher [Alexandria, Va.] :Time-Life Books,1982
Other Titles Hardtack and coffee.
Language English
Notes "Including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, jonahs and beats, offences and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wagon trains, the Army mule, the Engineer Corps, the Signal Corps, etc."
Reprint. Originally published: Boston : G.M. Smith, 1887.
Description vi, 408 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
ISBN 0809442086
0809442094 (lib. bdg.)
0809442108 (deluxe) :
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