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The Resource Double Duty in the Civil War : the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon

Double Duty in the Civil War : the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon

Label
Double Duty in the Civil War : the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon
Title
Double Duty in the Civil War
Title remainder
the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1861 at the age of eighteen, Edward Woolsey Bacon, a Yale student and son of well-known abolitionist minister Leonard Bacon, left his home in New Haven, Connecticut, to fight for the United States. Over the next four years Bacon served in both the Union navy and army, which gave him a sweeping view of the Civil War. His postings included being a captain's clerk on the USS Iroquois, a hospital clerk in his hometown, a captain in the 29th Connecticut Infantry (Colored), and a major in the 117th U.S. Colored Infantry, and he described these experiences in vibrant letters to his
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burkhardt, George S
Dewey number
  • 973.7/5
  • 973.75
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • E601
  • E601 .B15 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bacon, Edward W.
  • United States
  • Sailors
  • Soldiers
  • Connecticut
  • United States
  • United States
  • Bacon, Edward W.
  • United States
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Sailors
  • Soldiers
  • Connecticut
  • United States
Label
Double Duty in the Civil War : the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: The Sailor, 1861-62; (1) High Seas Hunt; (2) Riverine Warfare; (3) Turning Point; Part Two: The Hospital Clerk, 1863; Gallery; Part Three: The Soldier, 1864-65; (1) 29th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (Colored); (2) Trench Fighting, Virginia; (3) Promotion and Victory; (4) Occupation Duty, Texas; (5) Homeward; Epilogue; Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Author Bio; Back Cover
Control code
856870188
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386499
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856870188
Label
Double Duty in the Civil War : the Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: The Sailor, 1861-62; (1) High Seas Hunt; (2) Riverine Warfare; (3) Turning Point; Part Two: The Hospital Clerk, 1863; Gallery; Part Three: The Soldier, 1864-65; (1) 29th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (Colored); (2) Trench Fighting, Virginia; (3) Promotion and Victory; (4) Occupation Duty, Texas; (5) Homeward; Epilogue; Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Author Bio; Back Cover
Control code
856870188
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386499
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856870188

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