Download e-book for iPad: “Bully for the Band!”: The Civil War Letters and Diary of by Charles George,Herbert George,Jere George,Osman George,James

By Charles George,Herbert George,Jere George,Osman George,James A. Davis

ISBN-10: 0786466863

ISBN-13: 9780786466863

From the commanding name of the bugle at reveille to strive against directions (such as “fix bayonets”) to reassuring songs round the campfire at evening, track used to be an essential component of the Civil battle soldier’s event. This quantity provides the Civil struggle writings of Charles, Herbert, Jeremiah and Osman George, 4 brothers from the city of Newbury, Vermont, who performed within the tenth Vermont Infantry regimental band. Their letters and a diary describe the lifetime of an enlisted musician, together with forming a band, rehearsals and repertory, performances for officials, troops, and civilians—and battlefield stretcher-bearer tasks. regardless of the hardships they suffered, together with the lack of one brother, their writings (supported by means of exact scene-setting narratives through editor Davis) display the Georges’ fraternal bond that sustained them emotionally and ensured they'd proceed to serve their comrades in battle.

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