Hardtack and coffee, or, The unwritten story of Army life
by Billings, John Davis, 1842-
|Format:||Print Book 1982|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
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.
|Series||Collector's library of the Civil War.|
Billings, John Davis,
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.
"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.
vi, 408 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
0809442094 (lib. bdg.)
0809442108 (deluxe) :