Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War (Illustrated Edition)

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Sprache - Englisch

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'Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War (Illustrated Edition)' is an anthology that immerses readers in the harrowing and exhilarating experiences of daring escapes and adventures during one of the most turbulent periods in American history. The collection showcases a variety of literary styles, from firsthand accounts to meticulously researched narratives. It captures the diverse and singular experiences of soldiers and civilians caught in the throes of civil conflict, highlighting the universal desperation and ingenuity in the face of captivity. The anthology is significant not only for its thrilling content but also for its contribution to our understanding of the Civil War's human dimension. The inclusion of illustrations further amplifies the intensity and immediacy of the stories, making the past palpably present to the reader. This collection stands out for its ability to convey the high stakes, the cunning, and often the sheer luck involved in these escapes, providing an unforgettable reading experience. The authors and editors, hailing from varied backgrounds, bring a wealth of perspectives to the anthology. William Pittenger, John Taylor Wood, and their fellow contributors were directly involved in or had close ties to the Civil War, lending authenticity and depth to their accounts. Their backgrounds, ranging from Union soldiers to Confederate officers, ensure a balanced presentation of experiences and viewpoints. The collection aligns with historical and literary movements that seek to preserve and understand the multifaceted human experiences of war. By compiling these narratives, the anthology serves as a testament to human resilience and a scholarly resource for understanding the personal impacts of the Civil War. 'Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War' offers readers a unique opportunity to explore the many dimensions of courage, loyalty, and perseverance through the eyes of those who lived through one of America's most defining conflicts. It is recommended for anyone interested in the Civil War, military history, or the study of human endurance under extreme circumstances. The anthology educates, entertains, and inspires, creating a space for dialogue between past and present, and between the diverse voices that contribute to our understanding of history. This collection is not to be missed by scholars, students, and general readers alike.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 231 Pages

Filesize: 3.7 MB

ISBN: 8596547715740