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Mary Searing O'Shaughnessy's Alonzo's War: Letters from a Young Civil War Soldier PDF

By Mary Searing O'Shaughnessy

Alonzo Bryant Searing, a highschool graduate elderly 18, enlisted within the 11th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment in Dover, New Jersey in 1862 and served years and ten months as a personal within the Union military. His unit served in 27 engagements and he was once somewhat wounded two times. in the course of that point he wrote one hundred ten letters domestic to his sister. Twenty-five years later he edited those letters, including info from his well-kept journals and his reminiscence and had them released in The Morris County magazine newspaper from 1890-1893. The e-book is that this selection of letters, written with a dry humor, such as image descriptions of engagements, together with a few listings of demise, wounding and disorder, evaluations of the warfare, politics, faith, race, alcohol, deserters, camp stipulations, sanatorium lifestyles, his personal poetry and debts of conferences with buddies and relations in within reach military devices.

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