Fighting men of the Civil War

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Language:
English
Description

Even though the Civil War is among the best-documented wars in world history, the story of the individual soldier is not well documented. What is the story of the men in blue and gray? In The Fighting Men of the Civil War , William C. Davis shows us that for these soldiers the Civil War was far removed from politics, from the great question of slavery, even from the movement of armies.

Shifting his focus from the officer to the men in the ranks, he begins with enlistment and training, follows with life in the camp and on the march, and concludes with experiences of combat, imprisonment, and sickness. Following the men through a wealth of anecdotes and firsthand accounts. Davis brings us the reality of war. Each branch of the service is highlighted, as are combatants such as sailors in both navies and the many African-American troops traditionally denied the limelight.

Camp life, uniforms, weapons, and a host of personal items are featured in a series of specially commissioned photographs - together with illustrations of there arms, armament, and uniforms of both Confederate and Federal forces.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780806130606
9780861013951
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d3a57f90-9671-5063-b4a2-b117104acf13
Full title fighting men of the civil war
Author davis william c
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-03-01 04:48:58AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 04:41:23AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Pritchard, Russ A.
author Davis, William C., 1946-
author2-role Pritchard, Russ A.
author_display Davis, William C
available_at_aacpl Mountain Road Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Mountain Road Library - Nonfiction
display_description
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id d3a57f90-9671-5063-b4a2-b117104acf13
isbn 9780806130606, 9780861013951
item_details ils:a135569|31997076141522|Mountain Road Library - Nonfiction|973.74 D|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Feb 17, 2018|MTR||
itype_aacpl Adult Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-05-23T08:41:23.807Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl 973.74 D
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Mountain Road Library
primary_isbn 9780806130606
publishDate 1998
record_details ils:a135569|Book|Books||English|University of Oklahoma Press,|1998.|256 p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a135569|31997076141522|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet Confederate States of America -- Armed Forces -- Military life, Confederate States of America -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- Pictorial works, Soldiers -- Confederate States of America, Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Pictorial works, Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century, Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works, United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865, United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works, United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- History -- 19th century, United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
title_display Fighting men of the Civil War
title_full Fighting men of the Civil War / William C. Davis ; technical advisor, Russ A. Pritchard
title_short Fighting men of the Civil War
topic_facet Armed Forces, History, Military life, Soldiers