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Civil War Memories S.T. Joshi

Civil War Memories

S.T. Joshi

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ISBN : 9781435111172
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America’s Civil War has probably inspired more fictional treatments of wartime experience than all other American wars combined. Civil War Memories presents twenty-one stories and poems that are among the earliest efforts by some of America’s mostMoreAmerica’s Civil War has probably inspired more fictional treatments of wartime experience than all other American wars combined. Civil War Memories presents twenty-one stories and poems that are among the earliest efforts by some of America’s most distinguished writers to capture the drama of the war while it was still fresh in the nation’s memory. These rarely seen works of literature explore the War Between the States and its many different aspects from a wide variety of approaches and perspectives: northern and southern, military and civilian, male and female, realistic and fanciful.Selections include:“My Contraband” by Louisa May Alcott“Three and One are One” by Ambrose Bierce“The Story of a Year” by Henry James“The Three Miraculous Soldiers” by Stephen Crane“Lucretia Smith’s Soldier” by Mark Twain“A Wizard from Gettysburg” by Kate Chopin“A War Debt” by Sarah Orne Jewett