The Resource The life of Billy Yank : the common soldier of the Union, by Bell Irvin Wiley

The life of Billy Yank : the common soldier of the Union, by Bell Irvin Wiley

Label
The life of Billy Yank : the common soldier of the Union
Title
The life of Billy Yank
Title remainder
the common soldier of the Union
Statement of responsibility
by Bell Irvin Wiley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the daily lives of the men in blue who fought to save the Union. With the help of many soldiers' letters and diaries, the author explains who these men were and why they fought, how they reacted to combat and the strain of prolonged conflict, and what they thought about the land and the people of Dixie. This social history reveals that while the Yanks and the Rebs fought for very different causes, the men on both sides were very much the same
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7411
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E491
LC item number
.W69
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
135
NAL item number
W64L 1952
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The life of Billy Yank : the common soldier of the Union, by Bell Irvin Wiley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-446) and index
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  • har
  • owat
  • shats
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Southward ho! -- From Reveille to Taps -- The supreme test -- In Dixie Land -- Along freedom road -- The depths of suffering -- Gay and happy still -- Toeing the mark -- Hardtack, salt horse and coffee -- Evil and goodness -- The spirits ebb and flow -- The men who wore the blue -- Billy Yank and Johnny Reb
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
454 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates
Lccn
52005809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
1469497
System control number
ocm00428884

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