War

The American Civil War from a Different Perspective

Part 2 of A History of the History of the Boys of the American Civil War Prepared by J. Arthur Moore   As the Civil War veterans aged into the twentieth century, there seemed a lull in historical interest. Fewer regimental histories were published. Johnnie Wickersham’s memoirs were published in 1918, shortly after his death.21 …

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The History of the Boys of the American Civil War

Part 1 of A History of the History of the Boys of the American Civil War Prepared by J. Arthur Moore   Introduction During the years of the American Civil War, from 1861 to 1865, the historians of the time were the participants – soldier or civilian. Today we call them primary resources. Back then …

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War

The American Civil War from a Different Perspective

    These are some of the tens of thousands of children and youth who were part of the Civil War. The following is the war… In Their Own Words Taken in part from The Boy’s War by Jim Murphy And Reluctant Witnesses by Emmy E. Werner   Enlisting In 1861, President Lincoln announced that boys under …

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