By C. Kelly
"This interesting booklet will make the Civil warfare come alive with techniques and emotions of actual people."
- The Midwest publication Review
The Civil struggle You by no means Knew...
in the back of the bloody battles, strategic marches, and embellished generals lie greater than a hundred intensely own, precise tales you have not heard sooner than. In Best Little tales from the Civil War, infantrymen describe their first reports in conflict, ladies detect the advances and retreats of armies, spies recount their tools, and leaders show the reasoning at the back of a lot of their public activities. interesting characters come to lifestyles, including:
Former U.S. Senator Robert Toombs of Georgia, who warned the accomplice cupboard to not fall for Lincoln's capture by way of firing on reinforcements, thereby permitting Lincoln to assert the South had fired the 1st photographs of the battle at citadel Sumter.
Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, who disbanded the thirteenth self reliant Battery, Ohio mild Artillery, scattered its males, gave its weapons to different devices, and ordered its officials domestic, accusing all of cowardly functionality in battle.
Thomas N. Conrad, a accomplice undercover agent working in Washington, who warned Richmond of either the looming Federal Peninsula crusade within the spring of 1863 and the assault at Fredericksburg later that year.
Private Franklin Thomson of Michigan, born as Sarah Emma Edmonds, who fought in uniform for the Union through the conflict and later used to be the one lady member of the postwar Union Grand military of the Republic.