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John White (Illustrateur)
ISBN : 1841761761
Éditeur : Osprey Publishing (UK) (25/05/2001)

Note moyenne : 3/5 (sur 1 notes)
Résumé :
A Union supporter once said, "What is a man's life worth if our glorious union is to be shattered by traitors?" President Lincoln's volunteers and conscripted soldiers expanded the permanent Union army to include 1,700 regiments of foot soldiers during the course of the war. Those who became part of "Mr. Lincoln's Army" came from various social and economic conditions, and they documented their day-to-day life in diaries, letters and memoirs. Drawing on these narrat... >Voir plus
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RuniRuni   30 juin 2019
Both sides thought the conflict would be short-lived; both believed they were in the right and would soon prevail. Convictions ran high, turning friend against friend, brother against brother, son against father.
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RuniRuni   30 juin 2019
The 54th’s valiant efforts had not brought down Fort Wagner, but one thing was certain: no one could question whether the black man would fight. He had and would continue to do so throughout the war.
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RuniRuni   30 juin 2019
Those who were accustomed to having their meals prepared were very disappointed to learn that they had to cook their own food, an experience that was foreign to the majority of the new soldiers.
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RuniRuni   30 juin 2019
In fact, the medical inspection was often so lax that no fewer than 400 women were known to have enlisted without their gender being discovered.
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Quelle guerre ?

Autant en emporte le vent, de Margaret Mitchell

la guerre hispano américaine
la guerre d'indépendance américaine
la guerre de sécession
la guerre des pâtissiers

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