Brother to the eagle

the Civil War journal of Sgt. Ambrose Armitage, 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry by Ambrose Armitage

Publisher: Booklocker.com, Inc. in [Bangor, ME]

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Armitage, Ambrose, -- 1839-1890 -- Diaries,
  • United States. -- Army. -- Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865),
  • Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Dodge County -- Diaries,
  • Wisconsin -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 686-689).

Other titlesCivil War journal of Sgt. Ambrose Armitage 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Statementedited with annotations by Alden R. Carter.
GenreDiaries, Personal narratives
ContributionsCarter, Alden R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE537.5 8th .A76 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 689 p. :
Number of Pages689
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23637726M
ISBN 101601450427
ISBN 109781601450425
LC Control Number2009464049

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