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Turned Inside Out: Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac - Frank Wilkeson, James M. McPherson
Turned Inside Out: Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac
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This memoir is no misty-eyed bit of nostalgia. Frank Wilkeson writes, he tells us, because "the history of the fighting to suppress the slave holders’ rebellion, thus far written, has been the work of commanding generals. The private soldiers who won the battles, and lost them through the... show more
This memoir is no misty-eyed bit of nostalgia. Frank Wilkeson writes, he tells us, because "the history of the fighting to suppress the slave holders’ rebellion, thus far written, has been the work of commanding generals. The private soldiers who won the battles, and lost them through the ignorance and incapacity of commanders, have scarcely begun to write the history from
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780803297999 (0803297998)
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
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3.0 Turned Inside Out: Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac
A Civil War memoir from a man of the rank and file, 'Turned Inside Out' (a modern re-titling referring to the turned out pockets of dead men on the battlefield) is not your usual perspective on the war. There are some great 'scenes' in here, particularly the disillusioning opening chapters, unfortun...
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