Soldiers Blue and Gray
Professor Robertson talked about his book, Soldiers Blue and Gray, which is about the life of the average soldier during the Civil War. The book provides statistics of the average height, weight, age, and reading level, plus information about the oldest, youngest, tallest and shortest soldiers on both sides in the Civil War. The author read various letters and quotes by the soldiers of the Civil War with topics ranging from the food they ate to their loved ones at home. After his presentation Professor Robertson answered questions from members of the audience. close
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