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The story of a common soldier of army life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 /
by Leander Stillwell.
|Main Creator:||Stillwell, Leander, 1843-1934.|
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[Alexandria, Va.?] : Time-Life Books, 1983.
Collector's library of the Civil War.
Reprint. Originally published: 2nd ed. Kansas City, Mo. : Franklin Hudson Pub. Co., 1920.
Bell Wiley writes that this work by a member of the 61st Illinois Infantry Regiment is "in my judgment the best memoir by an enlisted participant on either side." The description of the rolling thunder as the battle nears his position is very fine, clean, sparse, and evocative.
Physical description: 278 pages,  leaves of plates : portraits ; 22 cm.
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GR 5752: Stephen Griffin Collection
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