Religious Pray, The Profane Swear: A Civil War Memoir

Religious Pray, The Profane Swear: A Civil War Memoir


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The loss of life during the Civil War, conservatively estimated as at least 618,000, makes this one of the most momentous events in the history of the United States. The will to survive, the ability to forgive, and Robert Drummond's dedication to the healing of the country he loved has earned him a place in this book's reader's hearts as one of our most admired citizens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781888570458
Publisher: Davies Group Publishers, The
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

Table of Contents

Photo: Robert Loudon Drummond
Robert Loudon Drummond: A Brief Biography
Of War and Reconciliation
History and Narrative
War and the Politics of War
Reminiscences of Prison Life and After
Address: February 22, 1901
R.L. Drummond's List of the Dead of the 111th N.Y. Infantry
Oration: July 3, 1913
Photo: Robert Loudon Drummond

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Religious Pray, The Profane Swear: A Civil War Memoir 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Victor E. Taylor has resurrected Robert Drummond's memoir, which may have been lost forever in a museum, and has produced a tremendously moving book. The research he has done surrounding the memoir is extremely professional. Once into the memoir, the book is impossible to put down. Drummond was a brave Union soldier who was able to forgive and help his country heal after the horrors he endured in the atrocious conditions of the Confederate prison camps. After surviving the prison camps, he became a statesman, attorney and district attorney in Auburn, New York, from where he left to join the war with the 111 Infantry after gathering at the home of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln.