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Reminiscences of a soldier

W. K. Stuart

Reminiscences of a soldier

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Published by Hurst and Blackett in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stuart, W. K.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Officers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.K. Stuart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU55.S7214
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20252205M

    But the scenes of greatest moment and absorbing interest were on the front toward which we were rapidly hurrying where the clash of steel, shot and Reminiscences of a soldier book was resounding with the fury of desperation. PDF Formatted 8. There are a two phrases that accompany MacArthur's legacy, one is "I shall return," his promise to the Philippines, and the other is "There is no alternative to victory," which sealed his fate and severed his relationship to Truman in Korea. As Grant's battalions were successfully met and hurled back, that terrible and ominous sound, the "Rebel yell" heard by us for the first time on the battle field told that the day was surely and steadily becoming ours. In charming detail, she shares her courtship and subsequent marriage to a young prosecutor from Jackson County and the births of their children. He equates those forces with communistic sympathies, or at least to that vague malaise which he can't identify.

    Do you not, sir? But his reminiscence of the Battle of Chancellorsville in which the beloved Stonewall Jackson was gravely injured tells of that great loss. Beauregard did not answer it satisfactorily to the soldiers who were engaged, whatever the opinion of the world. Her crew was composed of the most daring despicable smoke-begrimed, looking set I ever beheld, but who were elated at their successful victory. Edgar's story begins as he prepares to leave his home. Stilwell died shortly after his retirement and return to the U.

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Reminiscences of a soldier by W. K. Stuart Download PDF Ebook

The book is also a defense of his honor and his commitment to his country. But Grant, when told by Vaughn that he belonged to the Kentucky Brigade, turned to one of his aids and ordered a litter to be brought and had Vaughn placed upon it saying, "We have killed your General Breckinridge and have him down yonder," pointing in the direction of their field hospital.

Four o'clock three-quarters of an hour later, with more Reminiscences of a soldier book two Reminiscences of a soldier book of sunshine in which to deliver the last and final blow, found us drawn up in the most magnificent Page 34 line of battle I ever beheld, extending up and down the river bottom to the right and left as far as Reminiscences of a soldier book could see, straight as an arrow; every man in place standing at "attention" exuberant with joy, flushed with victory, all understanding the situation, eager for the signal to be given that they knew would finish the glorious day's work.

Therefore, you will see the original copyright Reminiscences of a soldier book, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Nonetheless, Tuchman's first-hand experiences in Stilwell's camp, and Seagrave's childhood association with his father's missionary hospital, and his father's service to Stilwell's troops, give all of these books a personal authority so that even though they are not "apples to apples," they are of similar literary species.

The voice of the great commander, now silent with a successor unwilling to finish the day's work so gloriously begun and so successfully executed up to the hour of his fall. This is the field to which General Grant refers in his "Memoirs," when in writing of the desperate fighting of the Confederates, he says: "I saw an open field on the second day's battle over which the Confederates had made repeated charges, so thickly covered with their dead that it might have been possible to have walked across the clearing in any direction stepping on dead bodies without touching a foot to the ground.

But this is one of the clearest and most informative ever put into audio. Edgar's story begins as he prepares to leave his home. It covers his whole life and overall, I thought it was well written. What, but the spirit of envy and jealousy and an overweening ambition to divide the honors of victory with Johnston, which he hoped and expected to win on the morrow could have controlled his course?

Paradoxically speaking here was lost the opportunity of the "Lost Cause. The content of this book is really awesome. MacArthur knew that something changed with the death of FDR, and he couldn't put his finger on it. A very erroneous notion indeed, soon dispelled by hard and stubborn facts to the contrary.

The morning of the fateful 7th came and with it the direful results that followed. Whisperings of its existence and probable descent upon the blockading fleet in the Mississippi had been heard for sometime, and now we could see the monster so to speak in her grim and battered condition with numerous holes in her smoke stack, made by shots from the enemy's guns, Page 38 and a large piece torn out of her cast prow.

But let us notice while passing some of the sacrifices Kentucky made in this first great battle of the war in the West and the compliment incidently and unintentionally paid us as Kentuckiansby the greatest general that ever commanded the Federal army.

Based on firsthand observation and backed by research, Olmsted's text captures the customs and cultures of the Texans in an engaging way. People who bought this also bought At the outbreak of the Civil War, the family owned ten slaves, five males and five females, ranging in age from 7 to 39 years old.

My, my; oh Lord; but the cold Page 30 chills darted up and down my spinal column as I contemplated the use of the bayonet. I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf. Though not part of his military service, he thought it would make his writing more interesting to the Edgar family.

The book examines both phrases in minute detail. Still to the battle's breach I must go where the "pride, pomp and circumstances of glorious war" invite. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

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Support for his efforts to represent our interests in Asia was suddenly missing in Washington. Arthur MacArthur achieved the rank of General while in the Philippines, where he served as military governor.Eric J.

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Mink. George W. Booth’s Personal Reminiscences Reminiscences of a soldier book a Maryland Soldier in the War Between the States, (reprinted here as A Maryland Boy in Lee s Army) ranks as one of the most unusual memoirs written by an officer who served in Robert E. Lee’s celebrated Army of Northern Virginia.

the author’s career as both a line and staff officer in the infantry and cavalry afforded. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: Reminiscences of a soldier of the Orphan brigade.

Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Young, Lot D., b. Corporate Authors: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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