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Junius and Albert's adventures in the Confederacy : a Civil War odyssey

Author: Peter Carlson
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of two reporters captured during the American Civil War and their escape.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
History
Named Person: Albert D Richardson; Junius Henri Browne; Junius Henri Browne; Albert D Richardson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carlson
ISBN: 9781610391542 1610391543 1610391551 9781610391559
OCLC Number: 811598776
Description: xiii, 268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Battlefields. A magnificent man-trap ; Very perilous business ; No one here seems to have any knowledge about anything --
Cages. Impudent scamps ; Fresh fish! Fresh fish! ; The General's dance ; Raise your left food and swear ; What have I done, Mr. Anti-Christ? ; Captivity dries up the heart ; The heavy blow ; Heroes of America ; The dead cart ; Insurrection ; Sweet goddess of liberty --
Flight. God bless the Negroes ; War in the mountains ; Christmas ; No one ever reaches there ; Anything for freedom ; Chasing the Old Red Fox ; Melvina ; Life, light, and liberty ; The one who wasn't there ; The stuff of heroes.
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Albert Richardson and Junius Browne, two correspondents for the "New York Tribune," were captured at the Battle of Vicksburg and spent 20 months in horrific prisons before escaping. Their amazing,  Read more...
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