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By Milton Meltzer

Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict existence and occasions through the 4 years of the Civil warfare.

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Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict lifestyles and occasions throughout the 4 years of the Civil warfare.

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It left hand; but the doctor says the finger can be was broken about midway between the hand and knuckle, the ball passing on the side next the forefinger. Had struck the center, My it I horse was wounded, but not killed. wound ugly much. glory. The battle was but not near so hot in more it that whom particularly, to the right for manders on it my some right be distance. and left. my it. is for who show very doesn't all as very is was the glori- the honor, praise I have ever been the center regiments extended There were other com- Whilst great credit more instrumental than any other attack.

Made on Nathaniel the impression Lincoln Hawthorne. The distinguished author of such books as The House of the Seven Gables, The Scarlet Letter, glewood Tales, recently back home and Tan- after seven years abroad, visited Lincoln in 1862 as part of a Massachusetts delegation: By and by there was a little stir the passageway, and in lounged a on the staircase man repulsive or disagreeable) it I in loose-jointed figure, tall, of an exaggerated Yankee port and demeanor, being about the homeliest and whom ever saw, yet by no (as means was impossible not to recog- nize as Uncle Abe.

A nervous tremor convulsing my heart thumping like muffled drumbeats, door of the recruiting to enter read office, I stood before the and before turning the knob and reread the advertisement posted thereon, until I my system, and knew all its for recruits peculiarities. The promised chances for "travel and promotion" seemed good, and I thought I might have made a mistake considering war so serious after I must confess now, all. " after four years of soldiering, that the "chances for travel" were no myth; but "promotion" was a little I uncertain and slow.

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