What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War

What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War

Book - 1996
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Random House, Inc.
Instant coffee was invented during the Civil War for use by Union troops, who hated it; holding races between lice was a popular pastime for both Johnny Reb and Billy Yank; 13% of the Confederate Army deserted during the conflict. These are three of the hundreds of bits of knowledge that Mike Wright makes available in his informative and entertaining What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War, which focuses on the lives and ways of ordinary soldiers and of those they left behind.

Baker & Taylor
Describes the experiences of ordinary people during the Civil War and reveals little known facts about battles, strategies, and tactics

Publisher: Novato, CA : Presido, 1996
ISBN: 9780891415961
0891415963
Branch Call Number: 973.7 Wright 1996
Characteristics: xxi, 316 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm

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