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The Journey A Civil War Odyssey

  • 708 Pages
  • 3.47 MB
  • English
1st Books Library
Historical fiction, Historical - General, Fiction / Historical, Fiction, Fiction - Histo
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11640477M
ISBN 101403398682
ISBN 139781403398680

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The book tells of the stories, significance, and context of these artifacts to general readers and Civil War buffs alike.5/5(16). The book is divided into alternating chapters: one throughline tells the story of Hashem al-Souki's journey from Syria to Europe while the other half of the book is more big-picture.

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Four tattered scrapbooks found in a Connecticut bank vault in have yielded a treasure trove of more than five hundred watercolors and maps that vividly depict America's great national conflict.

These scrapbooks, and the accompanying memoir, are the life's work of a long-forgotten Union private and.

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Civil War historians will find the information about the inner workings and day-to-day life aboard U.S. naval vessels patrolling the Gulf of Mexico and the major river systems of the Trans-Mississippi interior highly informative.

This book should also find a popular audience/5(6). This is a book with backbone, written with tough, haunting eloquence by an author determined to capture the immediacy of her heroine's wartime odyssey. There are three main civil wars mentioned in the Aeneid: the Italian civil war, between Turnus’s Rutilian and Latin army and Aeneas’s Trojans; the civil wars within Rome, during the 1 st century B.C., culminating in Augustus’s victory at the Battle of Actium and finally, the on-going civil war between the gods throughout the novel.

If you like civil war tales then you should love this book. It's not excitement on every page which is great. It gives us an unseen view into the real daily life of a civil war soldier.

At times fun, other times trying and exhausting. There are moments when the book grabs me with it's tales of battle, valor and death/5. The final book of Homer's Odyssey. At last, by the end of the book/video, there will be peace in Ithaca. The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 1) A Long and Difficult Journey.

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One of the most important Civil War documents to be published since Ulysses S. Grant's Personal Memoirs: the fully illustrated, eyewitness account of the war by a long forgotten Union private and mapmaker named Robert K.

Sneden/5. Check this blog regularly for updates on my odyssey, additions to the photo gallery and reader comments. More t VISITORS: During the Civil War sesquicentennial, Civil War Odyssey attracted tens of thousands of visitors from all 50 states and.

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Owing to his skills as Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. By Jamil Zainaldin The Odyssey is a tale about a Greek king named Odysseus and his journey home after the victorious battle of Troy. What is usually a Reviews: 1.

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A lean, fleet-footed translation that recaptures Homer’s “nimble gallop” and brings an ancient epic to new life. The first great adventure story in the Western canon, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home.

A Wargaming Odyssey This is a long running and continuing journey around a collection of ideas, projects, games, models and a variety of wargaming related themes from my own imagination and from others.

My American Civil War Journey High drama between the Blue and the Grey my collection for example is under ten books. I shall look. 'Cold Mountain' Takes Civil War Odyssey To The Opera Stage: Deceptive Cadence The best-selling novel and star-studded movie gets the operatic.

Both blacks and whites were outspoken about questions of race, civil rights, and full equality for the newly-freed population during the Civil War era. Emancipated blacks were forced to begin their trek to full equality without the aid of “forty acres and a mule,” which many believed had been promised to them.

When Odysseus leaves Troy after the war and begins his longggg journey home. Belly of the Whale The Cyclopes, Polyphemus, is the belly of the whale because of how close Odysseus came to death after crossing the door to the cave, he was stuck and had to find a way out.

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Cold Mountain is a historical novel by Charles Frazier which won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. It tells the story of W. Inman, a wounded deserter from the Confederate army near the end of the American Civil War who walks for months to return to Ada Monroe, the love of his life; the story shares several similarities with Homer's : Charles Frazier.

“‘The Civil War is just as complicated now as the day it started.’ Brantley deftly combines military and social history, a gripping narrative of one private soldier, and his personal struggle to make sense of a savage, fratricidal war and the morally fraught heritage that continues to haunt the South.”—Philip Gerard, author of The Last Battleground and Cape Fear Rising.

The exhibit includes the work of abolitionists in the first half of the nineteenth century, depictions of the long journey following the Civil War towards equality in employment, education and politics, strategies used to secure the vote, recognition of outstanding black leaders, and the contributions of sports figures, black soldiers, artists, actors, writers and others in the fight against segregation and discrimination.

The Odyssey is a major Ancient Greek epic poem. It was written by Homer in Mycenaean Greece, around the 8th century BC. The hero of the poem. A stunning and lyrical Civil War thriller, Walking to Gatlinburg is a spellbinding story of survival, wilderness adventure, mystery, and love in the time of war.

Morgan Kinneson is both hunter and hunted. The sharp-shooting year-old from Kingdom County, Vermont, is determined to track down his brother Pilgrim, a doctor who has gone missing from the Union Army/5. The Odyssey with an invocation to the Muse of epic poetry and asks for her guidance in telling the story of a man who has experienced many twists and turns of fate and has suffered many hardships.

Odysseus, the reader is told, is the only Greek survivor of the Trojan War. or a first novelist, in fact for any novelist, Charles Frazier has taken on a daunting task -- and has done extraordinarily well by it.

In prose filled with grace notes and trenchant asides, he has reset much of the ''Odyssey'' in 19th-century America, near the end of the Civil War. Living During the Civil War – A Notebooking Journey contains notebooking topics and questions that can be answered using the information found in the book or any history curriculum.

You may want to do further research to fill out the biography notebooking pages with more information than is included in If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War. Join Author B.J. Welborn on her Civil War Odyssey.

The sesquicentennial of the American Civil War offers unparalleled opportunity to learn about and contemplate what some historians call our nation’s second Revolution. Check this blog regularly for updates on B.J.'s odyssey, additions to the photo gallery and reader comments.

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