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My Cave Life in Vicksburg [Annotated]
     

My Cave Life in Vicksburg [Annotated]

by G. Wm. Jr. Foster
 
Personal reminiscences of a Confederate general staff officer's young wife, who lived through and survived the Vicksburg, Mississippi campaign (December 1862 � July 1863), and its immediate aftermath. This young wife and mother found herself living in manmade caves in and around Vicksburg during those turbulent months. In this book the authoress provides an intimate

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Personal reminiscences of a Confederate general staff officer's young wife, who lived through and survived the Vicksburg, Mississippi campaign (December 1862 � July 1863), and its immediate aftermath. This young wife and mother found herself living in manmade caves in and around Vicksburg during those turbulent months. In this book the authoress provides an intimate record of the extreme difficulties which civilian populations undergo during large-scale military sieges. She chronicles the practical, everyday hardships, personal relationships, speculations, observations, hopes and prayers of those who experienced this ordeal of war. � This edition is Annotated and a Glossary has been added; 196+ pages.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940150407046
Publisher:
Strait Gate Publications, Charlotte, North Carolin
Publication date:
10/10/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
196
File size:
791 KB

Meet the Author

MARY ANN WEBSTER LOUGHBOROUGH (1836-1887)

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