A Civil War treasury of tales, legends, and folklore; illustrated by Warren Chappell.

New York, Random House [1960] .

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Subjects United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Anecdotes.
United States.
Description 625 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Summary Three-hundred and thirty stories accumulated form letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicale, pamphelts, and reminiscences.
Contents 1. 1861. 1. Mr. Lincoln Comes to Washington. 2. "Secession Is Our Watchword" 3. "Rally Round the Flag" 4. Run, Slave, Run -- 2. 1862. 5. Gone to Live in a Tent. 6. Brothers' War. 7. The Bullets Whistle Pretty. 8. Hard Marches, Hardtack, Short Fare, and Short Wear. 9. Home Front. 10. Women at the Front. 11. "A Fighting Race" 12. Danger Was Their Business. 13. High Command. 14. "First Gentleman of Virginia" 15. Stonewall Was "A Powerful Fightin' and Prayin' Man" 16. Jeb Stuart "Jines" the Cavalry. 17. Father Abraham -- 3. 1863. 18. "Free at Last" 19. Man of the People. 20. The Women at Home. 21. "Even If He Be an Enemy" 22. 'Scapes and Scrapes. 23. Ruses and Stratagems. 24. Strange Things Happen in the Army. 25. Brave Lads. 26. Jackson Passes over the River -- 4. 1864. 27. Lincoln Gives Satisfaction. 28. Grant Fights It Out on His Line. 29. Sherman Was "a Kind of Careless Man about Fire" 30. Mission Accomplished. 31. Raid, Ruse, Rescue, and Revenge. 32. Officers and Men. 33. "Marse Robert" and His Men. 34. On picket 35. "Prisoner's fare" 36. Fair rebels -- 5. 1865. 37. "And I have suffered all this for my country" 38. Appomattox 39. Last days of Lincoln 40. Death of Lincoln 41. The flight of Jefferson Davis 42. "I won't be reconstructed" 43. Return of the soldier -- 6. Aftermath 44. A good war dies hard.
Genre Anecdotes.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)347460
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975,
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