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9 edition of Soldier Life in the Union and Confederate Armies found in the catalog.

Soldier Life in the Union and Confederate Armies

by Philip Van Doren Stern

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Published by Gramercy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
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  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7679591M
    ISBN 100517163950
    ISBN 109780517163955
    OCLC/WorldCa49549287

    More industrious soldiers fashioned string instruments such as fiddles out of wooden cigar boxes. Regimental or brigade bands often played during the evening hours and there were instances of army bands being heard to play favorite tunes for the opposition when the armies . To this end, the Union Army fought and ultimately triumphed over the efforts of the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War. Over the course of the war, 2,, men enlisted in the Union Army, including , colored troops; 25% of the white men who served were der-in-Chief: President Abraham .

    WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES. CIVIL WAR. NEAR SET / PLUS: (8) Volumes from. WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE NAVIES. This listing is for a near set of original first edition US Government issue official records of the Civil War/5(2). This page discusses the Organization of Union and Confederate Armies, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Command Structure of the American Civil War, US Navy Ships, Navies, Ironclads and the Wooden Ship, Federal Naval Battles, Army Corps, Divisions, Brigades, Regiments, Companies, and the Soldiers.

    Brief descriptions of the Confederate armies and their commanders as they existed between and Confederate in the Field: A very interesting article written after the war by and about a young Confederate soldier who experienced his first taste of combat. Explains a lot of everyday soldier life. Confederate Uniforms. The Confederate States Army was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (commonly referred to as the Confederacy) during the American Civil War (–), fighting against the United States forces. On Febru , the Provisional Confederate Congress established a provisional volunteer army and gave control over military operations and authority for mustering Commander-in-Chief: Jefferson Davis.


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Start by marking “Soldier Life in the Union and Confederate Armies” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5. Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies (Civil War centennial series) Hardcover – January 1, /5(3). Soldier Life in the Union and Confederate Armies: Philip Van Doren Stern, Philip Van Doren Stern: : Books.

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Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies. [Philip Van Doren Stern; John Davis Billings; Carlton McCarthy;] -- Presents the lives of common soldiers.

Get this from a library. Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies. [Philip Van Doren Stern; John Davis Billings; Carlton McCarthy] -- Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies.

Edited with an introd. and notes, from Hardtack and coffee by John D. Billings, and Detailed minutiae of soldier life in the Army of Northern. This book, written by a Scotsman who served in the Confederate Army for a year, covers soldier life and occupied New Orleans for the first two years of the war.

Where it shines, though, is in the period between the election of Lincoln in November and the outbreak of fighting in April of /5(46). Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies by Stern, Philip Van Doren,ed; Billings, John Davis, b. Hardtack and coffee; McCarthy, Carlton, Detailed minutiae of soldier life in the Army of Northern VirginiaPages: Bell Irvin Wiley (), a scholar of the American Civil War, is best known for his two early books describing the lives of common soldiers in the Union and Confederate Armies.

His book, "The Life of Johnny Reb" appeared in and was followed in by its companion volume "The Life /5. John D. Billings, Hardtack & Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life, Benchmark Publishing Corp., Glendale, NY, (reprint) Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, & Bell Irvin Wiley, Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, & A soldier in the Union army was most likely a slim young man a little over 5’8” tall with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was probably a farmer and a Christian. Precise statistical figures are more difficult for Southern enlistees, but most Confederate soldiers looked a great deal like their Federal counterparts — although they were even. Get this from a library. Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies.

[Philip Van Doren Stern; John Davis Billings; Carlton McCarthy; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. Philip Van Doren Stern SOLDIER LIFE IN THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES Hardcover New York Bonanza Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket.

Jacket chipped, missing top of spine, a few tears. Spine sunned, jacket age Rating: % positive. The Union army mostly used the wedge tent to live in, a six-foot length of canvas draped over a pole and staked to the ground at the sides, with flaps that closed over each end.

The wedge tent also saw use in the South, but when canvas became scarce, many soldiers were forced to make "open-air" beds by piling leaves or straw between two logs and covering it with a blanket. A Soldier's Life: Service in the Union and Confederate Armies 28mm Confederate army part 2 and a shout out for Gamers on games - Duration: Kent's Paint Shack views.

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According to Civil War historian James M. McPherson, in his book For Cause and Comrades, most Confederate volunteers stated they were fighting for liberty as well as slavery while many of the Union soldiers stated they fought to end slavery and preserve the union.

The Proclamation, in effect, turned Union armies into armies of liberation, functioning as a funnel through which newly freed men could enlist in one of the black regiments that were filling up.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records.

said L. Lion, a Confederate Soldier. Most men that signed up for the army were around the ages of 18 to 29, many were some sort of farmer. White male soldiers got paid $11 inand in it got raised to $ African-American's were not allowed in the army. Samuel R. Watkins (born Samuel Rush Watkins; J – J ) was an American writer and fought through the entire Civil War and saw action in many battles.

Today, he is best known for his enduring memoir, "Co. Aytch" (), which recounts his life as a soldier Rank: Corporal.A Confederate Soldier in Egypt: Late Colonel in U.S.

Army, Major-General in the Confederate Service, A Field Guide to Antietam: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People A Guide Book of Counterfeit Confederate Currency.Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies. by Philip Van Doren Stern (Editor), John Davis Billings starting at $ Soldier life in the Union and Confederate Armies.

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