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ANGRY SCAR: THE STORY OF RECONSTRUCTION (MAINSTREAM OF AMERICA SERIES) (SIGNED)

Carter, Hodding; Gannett, Lewis

ISBN 10: 0911198024 / ISBN 13: 9780911198027
Published by Doubleday & Co, Garden City, NY, 1959
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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425 pp; Signed by author on fly page. Ink underlining and marginalia throughout. Dust jacket is edgeworn with light rubbing. Still an attractive book however, with solid binding and a tight text. Book includes bibliography and index. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Pulitzer prize-winning Carter reviews the story of Reconstruction and stresses the social, economic and political aspects of the era. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 86807

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Title: ANGRY SCAR: THE STORY OF RECONSTRUCTION (...

Publisher: Doubleday & Co, Garden City, NY

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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From September 1862 until May 1865, Major William Watson served as surgeon with the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, which fought at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and elsewhere. Over the course of three years at war, he wrote 91 letters to his family, in which he describes his own war against death and disease. This well-educated and sensitive young man has left us a variety of impressions of camp life, marches, and battles; of a soldier's matter-of-fact willingness to accept-though not without grumbling-the rigors of his lot, of concern with the job at hand and with immediate needs like food and shelter; and of a veteran's indifference to the flag-waving of professional patriots. In spite of his often acute criticisms of the Union's military leadership, Watson never faltered in his belief in the Union cause and the ultimate outcome of the war nor in his dedication to Lincoln's major goals.

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