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Uncle Clayton: A Soldier's Life in Letters, 1898-1901

Allard, David H.

ISBN 10: 0805988335 / ISBN 13: 9780805988338
Published by RoseDog Books
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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0805988335 2004 Edition, Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Spiralbound publication. Book is oversized and/or heavy, priority or international orders will require additional shipping funds. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. Bookseller Inventory # SKU20154766

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Title: Uncle Clayton: A Soldier's Life in Letters, ...

Publisher: RoseDog Books

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

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Uncle Clayton: A Soldier's Life in Letters, 1898-1901 is an extraordinary collection of soldier letters. At age seventeen, when joining the Army at the beginning of the Spanish-American War, Uncle Clayton saw with "new eyes" the United States, the Philippines, and China after the Boxer Rebellion. His letters contrast markedly with military records.

Uncle Clayton was killed in a Philippine Island jungle. This book is a documentary -- with timelines and notes to give the reader points of reference. Soldier letters and military records tell the story of an ordinary American in extraordinary times. These letters speak eloquently to our time.

About the Author:

David H. Allard is a retired Federal Administrative Law Judge who held Chief Judge positions at the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Social Security Administration. He was elected National President of the Federal Bar Association. Earlier, he served as Editor of the Federal Bar News and the Federal Bar Journal. He has appeared in "Who's Who in America" since 1975.

Judge Allard served with the United States Army in Korea. In 2000, President Kim Daejing awarded him with the Korean War Medal.

He and his wife Hildred now live near Augusta, Georgia.

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