This Wicked Rebellion: Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home

This Wicked Rebellion Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home Over one hundred and fifty years after it began the Civil War still fascinates us the vast armies marching to war iconic leaders like Abraham Lincoln and Robert E Lee the drama of a nation divided
  • Title: This Wicked Rebellion: Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home
  • Author: John Zimm
  • ISBN: 9780870205040
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This Wicked Rebellion: Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home
    Over one hundred and fifty years after it began, the Civil War still fascinates us the vast armies marching to war, iconic leaders like Abraham Lincoln and Robert E Lee, the drama of a nation divided But the Civil War was also about individuals, the hundreds of thousands of ordinary men and boys who fought and died on either side and the families and friends left at homeOver one hundred and fifty years after it began, the Civil War still fascinates us the vast armies marching to war, iconic leaders like Abraham Lincoln and Robert E Lee, the drama of a nation divided But the Civil War was also about individuals, the hundreds of thousands of ordinary men and boys who fought and died on either side and the families and friends left at home.This Wicked Rebellion Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home tells this other side of the story Drawing from over 11,000 letters in the Wisconsin Historical Society s Civil War collection, it gives a unique and intimate glimpse of the men and women who took part in the War for the Union Follow Wisconsin soldiers as they sign up or get drafted, endure drill and picket duty, and get their first experiences of battle Join them as they fight desperation and fear, encounter the brutality of slavery, and struggle with the reasons for war.From impressions of army life and the South to the hardships of disease and battle, these letters tell the story of the war through the eyes and pens of those who fought in it This Wicked Rebellion brings to life the heroism and heartache, mayhem and misery of the Civil War, and the powerful role Wisconsin played in it.
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  • We are confronted with hundreds, nay thousands, of Civil War books We are offered the fruits of historical research by professionals both renowned and unknown How are we to choose the next one to read Specifically, what is new and unique about This Wicked Rebellion that should make it our next selection Unlike the waves of analysis, interpretation and reflection, it is the story of the war in the words of the men who volunteered, marched away, trained, fought, were wounded and cared for the woun [...]


  • This book is a wonderful collection of letters culled from 11,000 entries in the Quiner Collection These letters home from Wisconsin soldiers to their friends, families and local newspapers, tells the story of these boys and men in all phases of the war from camp life to battles to post war I had the pleasure of co sponsoring along with the Carroll University History Department a visit from the editor, John Zimm, and Michael Edmonds, who wrote the foreword for the book It took Zimm 6 months to r [...]


  • A well selected collection of letters sent home by Wisconsin soldiers fighting in the Civil War The letters provide vivid accounts of the war from beginning to end and represent a wide range of subject matter, from life in camp to the battle field, to hospital conditions and reflections on morality and politics Many perspectives are represented.



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