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Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.