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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]
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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.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 121st (1861-1865)
German American families -- New York (State) -- Devereaux.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- Devereaux -- Biography.
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence.
Devereaux (N.Y.) -- Biography.
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Bender, Robert Patrick.
LC no. 2006024420
ISBN 0817381473 (electronic bk.)
9780817381479 (electronic bk.)