A Civil War Treasury Of Tales Legends And Folklore

Author: Benjamin Albert Botkin
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803261723
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"Why, when you took me prisoner out there," said Reb, with a sly wink, "you put
your hand into your breast for your shooting iron, didn't you?" "No — I only carry
my pipe there — have a smoke?" said he, presenting the article mentioned. They
smoked, of course, and not long after our soldier received a letter telling him that
his prisoner had been "galvanized," and was wearing the army blue. — The
Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales of the Late Rebellion The Soldier and the
Naval ...

Marching Home Union Veterans And Their Unending Civil War

Author: Brian Matthew Jordan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871407825
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... more than forty veterans' newspapers began competing for subscribers. In the
early years, Bourne's leading rival was the Great Republic, which became the “
official organ” of the Grand Army of the Republic. In brazenly conspiratorial tones,
the Republic cautioned uneasy veterans that the old rebels “continued to plot.” In
1868, the New York City–based Soldiers' & Sailors' Publishing Company began
issuing a weekly illustrated magazine, Half Dime Tales of the Late Rebellion, ...

Through The Heart Of Dixie

Author: Anne Sarah Rubin
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469617781
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This would be a standard story of white Southern victimization at the hands of
rapacious Yankees, perhaps used to spur on resistance to Radical
Reconstruction. But it was not. Rather, “'Bummers' in Sherman's Army” was the
first story to appear in the first issue of The Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales
of the Late Rebellion. Children who received copies would have been delighted
by its lurid cover (featuring a soldier on crutches shaking hands with a one-armed
sailor) and its ...

Chasing Dirt

Author: Suellen Hoy
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195111281
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Wecter states that the Union army's soap ration of four pounds daily per hundred
men seemed "prodigal" to Europeans. Wecter, When Johnny Comes Marching
Home, 153; and John D. Billings, Hardtack and Coffee: Or, the Unwritten Story of
Army Life (Boston: G. M. Smith, 1887), 82, 343-44. See also "A Soldier's
Retrospect," in The Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales, of the Late Rebellion (
2 vols.; New York: n.p., 1868), II:234. 108. Smith, "War and Hygiene," 90 (quote).
John Shaw ...

Ballads Songs Of The Civil War

Author: JERRY SILVERMAN
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610650182
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In The Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales of the Late Rebellion (1868), the
tale is told of a Confederate picket calling out across the Rappahannock to a
Union guard stationed on the opposing bank. He asked what Union regiment
was posted there, and when informed that it was a particular Pennsylvania outfit,
requested that his brother Harry come down to the edge of the river.... “So Harry
went down and through, contrary to orders, to the rebel side of the river and had a
talk with ...

Ruin Nation

Author: Megan Kate Nelson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 082034379X
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Soldiers' and Sailors'Half-Dime Tales ofthe Late Rebellion. Vol. 1. New York:
Soldiers' and Sailors' Publishing, 1868. Soldiers'Letters, from Camp, Battlefield,
and Prison. New York: Bunce and Huntington, 1865. Starr, Frederick,Jr. “
American Forests: Their Destruction and Preservation.” In Report ofthe
Commissioner ofAgriculture, the Year 1865. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government
Printing Office, 1865. State Committee, Daughters of the Confederacy, eds. South
Carolina Women in ...

Bibliotheca Americana

Author: Maggs Bros
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[New York, Soldiers' and Sailors' Publishing Co. . . . 1868.] I2mo, cover title, and
pp. (32). AAS., c., HEH. 86319 Running title: "Chronology of the war from 1860 to
1865." On verso of cover title: "Publishers' note. . . . H. T. Helmbold, [a N. Y.
druggist] ... has purchased of us this entire edition of our Chronological Record of
the War, for gratuitous distribution ..." Advertisements are interspersed in the text.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales: of the Late Rebellion. [Vol. i.] New
York: ...

Biblioteca Americana

Author: Joseph Sabin
Publisher:
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[New York, Soldiers' and Sailors' Publishing Co. . . . 1868.] i2mo, cover title, and
pp. (32). AAS., C, HEH. 86319 Running title: "Chronology of the war from 1860 to
1865." On verso of cover title: "Publishers' note. . . . H. T. Helmbold, [a N. Y.
druggist] ... has purchased of us this entire edition of our Chronological Record of
the War, for gratuitous distribution ..." Advertisements are interspersed in the text.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales: of the Late Rebellion. [Vol. I.] New
York: ...

Miscellanies By An Officer

Author: John Watts De Peyster
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The>e articles appeared in the Citizen, and the Citizen and Round Table; in
Foley's Volunteer, and Soldiers' and Sailors' Half-Dime Tales of the late
Rebellion; in Mayue Reid's magazine Onward; in Chaplain Bourne's Soldiers'
Friend; in "La Royale or Grand Hunt [or the Last Campaign] of the Army of the
Potomac, from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, April 3-9, 1865,'-
illustrated with engraved likenesses of several of the prominent Generals
belonging to the corps, and careful ...