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Hard tack and coffee /

John D. Billings.
Main Creator: Billings, John Davis, 1842-
Contributors: Reed, Charles Wellington, 1841-1926.
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In Collection: Stephen Griffin Collection
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: [Alexandria, Va.] : Time-Life Books, 1982.
Series:Collector's library of the Civil War.
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Facsimile reprint. Originally published as: Hardtack and coffee, or, The unwritten story of Army life : including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, jonahs and beats, offences and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wagon trains, the Army mule, the Engineer Corps, the Signal Corps, etc. / by John D. Billings ; illustrated by Charles W. Reed. Boston : G.M. Smith, 1887.

Bell Wiley considers this a superb memoir, which has been reprinted numerous times over the years. Billings was in the Tenth Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery.

Physical description: vi, 408 pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), music ; 22 cm.

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Contained in: Hardtack and coffee, or, The unwritten story of Army life.
Provenance:GR 5753: Stephen Griffin Collection
ISBN:0809442086
9780809442089
0809442094
9780809442096
0809442108
9780809442102
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