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On The Skirmish Line Behind A Friendly Tree: The Civil War Memoirs Of William Royal Oake, 26th Iowa Volunteers William Royal Oake

On The Skirmish Line Behind A Friendly Tree: The Civil War Memoirs Of William Royal Oake, 26th Iowa Volunteers

William Royal Oake

Published January 3rd 2006
ISBN : 9781560373766
Hardcover
399 pages
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This fascinating memoir of Civil War soldier William Royal Oake provides immense insight into the lives of young men who fought in the bloodiest war in American history. Oake recounts, in great detail, his experiences from the day he left home inMoreThis fascinating memoir of Civil War soldier William Royal Oake provides immense insight into the lives of young men who fought in the bloodiest war in American history. Oake recounts, in great detail, his experiences from the day he left home in Iowa and marched south to join the ranks to the day he returned home, several years later. This candid, well-written account is touching, shocking, humorous, and an invaluable piece of American history. Introduction and excellent and informative end-of-chapter notes by historian Stacy Dale Allen.