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The Life of Johnny Reb free pdf When Bell Irvin Wiley's composite portrait of the rank-and-file Confederate soldier was published in 1943, professional historians and general readers alike greeted it enthusiastically. Over a half century later, the book still offers one of the best available accounts of the ordinary citizens who made up the Confederate army. THE LIFE OF JOHNNY REB provides an intimate history of a soldier's daily lifethe songs he sang, the foods he ate, the hopes and fears he experienced, the reasons he fought. Wiley examined countless letters, diaries, newspaper accounts, and official records to construct this frequently poignant, sometimes humorous account of the life of Johnny Reb. In a new foreword for this updated edition, Civil War expert James I. Robertson, Jr., explores the exemplary career of Bell Irvin Wiley, who championed the common folk, whom he saw as ensnared in the great conflict of the 1860s. "This book deserves to be on the shelf of every Civil War modeler and enthusiast.

About Bell Irvin Wiley

Bell Irvin Wiley (1906--1980) was a professor emeritus of history at Emory University and one of America's preeminent Civil War historians. James I. Robertson, Jr., is the author of many books, including the award-winning Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. Well known for his lectures across the country and his appearances in television documentaries, he is Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech.

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Author : Bell Irvin Wiley
Publisher : Louisiana State University Press
Data Published : 01 January 2008
ISBN : 0807133256
EAN : 9780807133255
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 444 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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