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The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 - Leander Stillwell

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

Author Leander Stillwell

  • Published: 1934-01-01
  • Category: Biographies & Memoirs

Description

The Story of a Common Soldier is a compelling coming of age tale that will appeal not only to Civil War buffs but to anyone who enjoys autobiographies. Written at the urging of his youngest son, when Stillwell was a mature man--a lawyer, judge, and member of the Kansas legislature, it combines graphic detail (provided by his war diary and letters written at the time to his family) with the insights of a thoughtful man looking back on those horrific times.