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story of my life with Civil War reminiscence

Sophronius Stocking Landt

story of my life with Civil War reminiscence

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Published by M.J. Somers in [United States?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Landt, Sophronius Stocking, b. 1842,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
    • Wisconsin -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sophronius Stocking Landt.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSomers, Margaret J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.L266 A3 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 leaves ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3706549M
      LC Control Number2003276818

        The civil war inspired a prolific literature, very largely of a propagandist, partisan or personal nature. But already, studies on the war, which purport to .


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Page v. PREFACE I HAVE been asked many times by my friends, and also by members of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps, to write a book of my army life, during the war ofwith the regiment of the 1st South Carolina Colored. At the beginning of the Civil War the family owned ten slaves, five male and five female.

Though not a large holding of field and household help, life was comfortable, and it was a far cry from where Edgar found himself as a soldier, and later as a prisoner of war. The main content of my life, however, except for the years of the civil war, has been party and literary activity.

In the State Publishing House began the publication of my collected works. It succeeded in bringing out thirteen volumes, not counting the previously published five volumes on military subjects. Reminiscences of George Richardson Cruzen titled "The Story of My Life," ca.

Identifier: A SHARE. Overview Reminiscence, Item. Subjects: American Civil War,American Civil War,American Civil War,Diet, Armed Forces. 75) of our Civil War have never before been elineated from the woman's point of view.

All. this gives peculiar interest to this little volume, Felating wholly to the career of the very earliest [of these regiments, - the one described by my­ Belf, from a wholly different point of view, in.

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Cornelia lived in a town that was captured by the Union, then freed by the Confederates, then captured again by the Union, and then freed again.4/5. A Civil War Classic Endures. more than pages about life on the American frontier and the real-life story of a Sioux massacre.

Allen Ginsberg’s reminiscence is just one of many in. THE STORY OF MY LIFE CHAPTER I. IT is with a kind of fear that I begin to write the history of my life. I have, as it were, a superstitious hesitation in lifting the veil that clings about my childhood like a golden mist. The task of writing an autobiography is a difficult one.

This book was written by Mary A. Livermore, who served as a nurse in the Union Army and in relief work at home, in hospitals, camps, and at the front, during the American Civil War.

It contains anecdotes, pathetic incidents, and thrilling reminiscence portraying the positives and negatives of hospital life and the sanitary services of the war. The book is superbly illustrated for its time with. A fuller title of this book is A Black Woman's Civil War: Reminiscences of my Life in Camp with the 33rd US Colored Troops, late SC Volunteers.

As Union troops moved from the North through the Upper South, Susie King Taylor (SKT) (Not yet married and not yet her name) became part of the mass of slave folk which was escaping slavery/5. Later in life, he wrote his reminiscences of the war. This work presents those memoirs with only minimal editing.

It is the compelling personal account of a young Confederate soldier describing his dramatic experience in the Civil War and its impact on his life, family, and community.

I read this journal/reminiscence during a short period in whichI read several other Confederate women's diaries and reminiscences,and something that made this one particularly significant in my opinion was that unlike some of the other southern women whose writings I read, Cornelia McDonald lived along a major battlefront of the Civil War from the early months by: Read The Snowball Fight of the Civil War Febru from the story Short Stories by WinterWisher (Rebeka) with reads.

historical-fiction, slice-of-l. My Story of the War: A Woman’s Narrative of Four Years of Personal Experience. New York, NY: Arno Press; MacCaskill L, Novak D. Ladies on the Field: Two Civil War Nurses from Maine on the Battlefields of Virginia.

Livermore, ME: Signal Tree Publications; Billings JD. Hardtack and Coffee: Soldiers Life in the Civil War. David Roberts on “The Brink of War” he wrote in a reminiscence that would be collected in the church compendium Journal of Discourses, "but it was the first time in my life that I had.

Set in the country somewhere outside Madrid, “The Story of Ferdinand” had the good or bad fortune to be published in September,three months after the start of the Spanish Civil War.

A Reminiscence of the Civil War Edited by Guy R. Eversori* Hiram H. Martin thought of himself as just an ordinary fellow. Looking back on his life as he began penning the reminiscences he was to leave behind for his daughters, he concluded that he had not done anything that called "for any especial commendation."1.

A Stillness at Appomattox, the final volume in the Army of the Potomac trilogy, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Civil War buffs continue to recognize it as one of the finest Author: Troy Deshano.

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Blight demonstrates that as soon as the guns fell silent, debate over how to remember the Civil War began. In recent years, the study of historical memory has become something of a scholarly cottage industry. The first of a two volume memoir, this is a very full reminiscence- recorded at leisure and at the admirable age of by the eminent financier and public servant.

Certainly one of the most forceful figures of our time, the dynamic qualities of the man are surprisingly absent- or perhaps subdued by modesty, and his personal life- over and above the mention of his wife and children- does not.

My Own Personal Experienc and Observation as a Soldier in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, Memphis, TN: Burke's Book Store, []. Reprint of : Lauren Rogers. Madison & Adams Press presents the Civil War Memories Series. This meticulous selection of the firsthand accounts, memoirs and diaries is specially comprised for Civil War enthusiasts and all peopl.

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Creighton It was book of discussion in both my online group and the B&N group I belong to earlier in the year. CIVIL WAR BOOKS - (AUTHORS U-Z) To Email us at "[email protected]"CLICK HERE.

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Thomas’ Robert E. Lee: It is a chestnut that resonates with Civil War scholars and buffs alike. The only problem is that its racially inclusive overtone is contradicted explicitly by the only eyewitness account of the event. “All my researches show that this is a story that grew. At this, the th anniversary of the close of the year that saw the start of a war that people thought would be short, we turn to Mark Twain’s reminiscence of his apocryphal war experience.

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Includes microfilm numbers for records available from NARA or the Family. Traveling West in The Story of an Year-Old Girl and Her Family.

We often read stories of families traveling west by wagon train. However, recently I was introduced to a reminiscence of a woman’s childhood journey to California from Ohio via the Isthmus of Panama. The family opted for the route that took the least time, traveling from Ohio to New York by train, taking a ship to the.

The anecdote comes from Watkins’s memoir, “Co. Aytch” (as in “H”), which appeared after the war and offers an unparalleled look at the life of a rank-and-file Southern soldier.

Still, beyond a small circle of Civil War devotees, Sam Watkins was unknown until about 20 years ago, when Ken Burns’s groundbreaking “Civil War” series. for the enormous growth in the literature of reminiscence since the days of the last war.

Perhaps it will justify the present volume as well. The very fact of its coming into the world is due to the pause in the author’s active political life. One of the unforeseen, though not accidental, stops in my life has proved to be Constantinople.

Robert Todd Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln’s oldest son, was a student at Harvard during most of the Civil War. On July 1–3,when Union forces under General George G.

Meade stopped the northern advance of General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate forces at the Battle of Gettysburg, “Bob” Lincoln had finished his spring semester at Harvard and was free to travel : John Hoffmann. For Civil War News I recently wrote a piece on how Ulysses S.

Grant managed to finish his Personal Memoirs just before his death in My article proved so long that CWN Publisher Jack Melton split it for two issues (December and January ).

My good friend Chris Mackowski asked how, with my “Southern sensibilities,” I chose to write about the general who had arguably brought.Benson John Lossing (Febru – June 3, ) was a prolific and popular American historian, known best for his illustrated books on the American Revolution and American Civil War and features in Harper's was a charter trustee of Vassar College.Filed under: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Personal narratives Four Years in Secessia: Adventures Within and Beyond the Union Lines, Embracing a Great Variety of Facts, Incidents, and Romance of the War (Hartford: O.D.

Case and Co.; et al., ), by Junius Henri Browne.