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Stories, Anecdotes and Humor from The Civil War
Stories Anecdotes and Humor from The Civil War Author:Hugh and Judy Gowan In an attempt to recapture the first-hand accounts of the great War between the States, considerable research has been done over the past one hundred and twenty years. Reporters and photographers were "right there" at the scene of the battle to preserve the event for posterity. A proliferation of newspaper and magazine articles and pictures he... more »ld the interest of the country during this time, keeping everyone informed of the slightest event and detail.
These incidents were soon compiled into books, available to all who wanted to remember those sad years of 1861-65; and to treasure something of what had been lost and won. These books, in their original print, are highly valued as others in the series, is a small compilation of "eye-witness accounts", daring deeds and humorous stories; published to give the average reader an idea of what it was like "back then." These stories have been selected from very old books no longer in print and believed to be unavailable to the public at this time. their value lies in their ability to draw the reader into the life-situation of that period; in the midst of an awful conflict, that remembering --- shall never be repeated.