Book Discussion on Billy Yank and Johnny Reb

Ms. Beller discussed her book Billy Reb and Johnny Yank: Soldiering in the Civil War, published by Twenty-first Century… read more

Ms. Beller discussed her book Billy Reb and Johnny Yank: Soldiering in the Civil War, published by Twenty-first Century Books. Incorporating firsthand accounts from the diaries of two young soldiers, the book describes the average soldier’s life in the military during the Civil War. The contributions of blacks, women and Native Americans to the war effort are also addressed. Black and white photographs, sketches and a Civil War chronology and map are included in the book. Ms. Beller shared photographs and artifacts from the period during her presentation, and she answered some questions from the audience afterwards. close

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Book Discussion on Billy Yank and Johnny Reb

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Charlotte, Vermont, United States
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Jun 29, 2002

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  • Jun 29, 2002 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 29, 2002 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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