A Grand Terrible Dramma: From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed (The North's Civil War)

! Read # A Grand Terrible Dramma: From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed (The Norths Civil War) by Eric A. Campbell ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. A Grand Terrible Dramma: From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed (The Norths Civil War) A native of Boston, Reed served as bugler of the Ninth Massachusetts Battery, whose desperate holding action at Gettysburg ranks as one the most heroic actions of the war. His drawings capture a wide variety of events to which he was not only an eyewitness but also a participant. His talent was considered equal to that of leading newspaper artists of his day, and his drawings were used to illustrate a best-selling Civil War book, Hardtack and Coffee (1887). During this battle Reed performed a de

A Grand Terrible Dramma: From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed (The North's Civil War)

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Rating : 4.75 (667 Votes)
Asin : 0823219712
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 402 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-03-10
Language : English

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An outstanding, invaluable, core title addition "A Grand Terrible Dramma": From Gettysburg To Petersburg, The Civil War Letters Of Charles Wellington Reed consists of more than 180 letters and hundreds of drawings covering Charles Reed's period of military service as a member of the Massachusetts volunteers in the American Civil War from 1862 to 1865. This fascinating compendium,. A "Letters" Book Plus A Lot More The author did a lot of research on the references in Charles Reed's letters. And instead of putting the notes at the end of the book where few read them, the notes are in the margins. It really added to the understanding of what Reed was writing home about. The author also incorporates the drawings from Reed which further adds to t. A Customer said A truly outstanding volume!. This is one of the very best such collections of letters I have ever encountered, and the author's own illustrations are apriceless addition. An excellent work and a bargain at the price. For those who want more, Charles W. Reed also illustrated "Hardtack & Coffee," by John Billings, another Union army veteran, about the life of the

He has consulted and appeared on several television and video productions about Gettysburg. Campbell is a Park Ranger-Historian for the National Park Service. . Eric A

aProvides the best contemporary descriptions of artillery combatwith superb drawings.a

A native of Boston, Reed served as bugler of the Ninth Massachusetts Battery, whose desperate holding action at Gettysburg ranks as one the most heroic actions of the war. His drawings capture a wide variety of events to which he was not only an eyewitness but also a participant. His talent was considered equal to that of leading newspaper artists of his day, and his drawings were used to illustrate a best-selling Civil War book, Hardtack and Coffee (1887). During this battle Reed performed a deed of selfless bravery by saving his wounded captain from between the lines, an act for which he was later awarde

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