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Hardtack and coffee; or, The unwritten story of army life

including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, Jonahs and beats, offences and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wagon trains, the army mule, the engineer corps, the signal corps, etc.

by John Davis Billings

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Published by G.M. Smith & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army -- Military life,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John D. Billings ... Illustrated with six ... color plates; and over two hundred original sketches by Charles W. Reed ...
    GenrePersonal narratives.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE607 .B59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 406 p. incl. illus., plates, ports.
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24184045M
    LC Control Number02008524
    OCLC/WorldCa817702

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