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Author Remmel, William.

Title Like grass before the scythe : the life and death of Sgt. William Remmel, 121st New York Infantry / edited by Robert Patrick Bender
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 177 pages) : portraits
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Editorial Note; Introduction; 1. 1862: "On Our Way for Washington"; 2. 1863: "Like Grass before the Scythe"; 3. 1864: "Should I Ever Return to Your Fireside"; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Summary During a conflict that saw death visit many households in the land, this work presents a story of a young recruit's devotion to family and nation. It includes letters which cover more than two full years of service in the 121st New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, from August 1862 to October of 1864
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-169) and index
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Subject Remmel, William -- Correspondence
Remmel, William
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 121st (1861-1865)
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 121st (1861-1865)
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence
German American families -- New York (State) -- Devereaux
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- Devereaux -- Biography
German American families
Regimental histories
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
Devereaux (N.Y.) -- Biography
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Devereaux
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Personal narratives.
Récits personnels.
Form Electronic book
Author Bender, Robert Patrick.
ISBN 9780817381479