COMPANY AYTCH OR A SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW A MEMOIR OF THE CIVIL WAR by Sam R. Watkins

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Subjects:

  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 1st. Company H.,
  • Soldiers,
  • Confederate Personal narratives,
  • Regimental histories,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Biography,
  • History

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Other titlesCOMPANY H OR A SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW, COMPANY AYTCH, SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW
StatementSAM. R. WATKINS ; Edited by Ruth Hill Fulton McAllister ; Introduction by Robert Hicks
ContributionsMcAllister, Ruth Hill Fulton, editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE579.5 1st .W35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 364 pages :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25376188M
ISBN 109781596528406
LC Control Number2011931067

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The companion book to "Company Aytch" is "All For the Union", written by Elisha Hunt Rhodes (2nd Rhode Island, USA).

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