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Prisoners of Conscience By Amelia E. Barr
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (March 29, 1831 – March 10,... More > 1919) was a British novelist.She was born on March 29, 1831 in Ulverston, Lancashire, England as Amelia Edith Huddleston to Reverend William Huddleston.In 1850 she married William Barr, and four years later they migrated to the United States and settled in Galveston, Texas where her husband and three of their six children died a sad death from yellow fever in 1867.With her three remaining daughters, Mrs. Barr moved to Ridgewood, New Jersey in 1868. She came there to tutor the three sons of a prominent citizen, William Libby, and opened a school in a small house. This structure still stands at the southwest corner of Van Dien and Linwood Avenues. Amelia Barr did not like Ridgewood and did not remain there for very long. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Edith_Huddleston_Barr< Less
Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister Study Guide consists of approx. 31 pages of summaries and analysis on Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister by Libby Hughes.
A Fine Day - The Civil War Diary of Captain Emanuel D. Roath, 107th PA Volunteers, 1864 By John P. Mulcahy
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The 1864 Civil War diary of Captain Emanuel D. Roath of the 107th Pennsylvania Regiment with details of combat actions and life in confederate prisons. A vivid, personal record of his role in the... More > 1864 campaign in Virginia with the Army of the Potomac under General U. S. Grant and his months in southern prisons.< Less
Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899 By George W. (George Wilbur) Peck
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840 – April 16,... More > 1916) was an American writer and politician from Wisconsin. He served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin and the 9th Mayor of Milwaukee.Peck was born in 1840 in Henderson, New York, the oldest of three children of David B. and Alzina P. (Joslin) Peck. In 1843, the family moved to Cold Spring, Wisconsin. Peck attended public school until age 15, when he was apprenticed in the printing trade. He married Francena Rowley in 1860 and they had two sons. In 1863 he enlisted in the 10th Wisconsin Regiment as a private. He was taken prisoner and held at Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. After he was released in a prisoner exchange, he was appointed to West Point Military Academy by Abraham Lincoln. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Wilbur_Peck< Less
Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882 By George W. (George Wilbur) Peck
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840 – April 16,... More > 1916) was an American writer and politician from Wisconsin. He served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin and the 9th Mayor of Milwaukee.Peck was born in 1840 in Henderson, New York, the oldest of three children of David B. and Alzina P. (Joslin) Peck. In 1843, the family moved to Cold Spring, Wisconsin. Peck attended public school until age 15, when he was apprenticed in the printing trade. He married Francena Rowley in 1860 and they had two sons. In 1863 he enlisted in the 10th Wisconsin Regiment as a private. He was taken prisoner and held at Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. After he was released in a prisoner exchange, he was appointed to West Point Military Academy by Abraham Lincoln. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Wilbur_Peck< Less
May God in his Mercy Spare our Lives By Sylvia Hasenkopf
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May God in His Mercy Spare our Lives, the Civil War Letters and Diary of Eseck G. Wilber, 120th NYSV, captures the Civil War exploits of Eseck G. Wilber, who was just 21 when he volunteered for the... More > Union Army in August of 1862. He was full of youthful arrogance and pride which slowly eroded as disease, hunger and death surrounded him. Eseck was at the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg before he was captured by the Rebels at James City, Va and sent to Libby Prison. Moved to Pemberton, then Belle Isle and finally Andersonville, GA, Eseck saw first hand the deprivations of his fellow soldiers. Eseck's 80 letters home and his diary tell the tale of his military exploits and his incarceration by the South.< Less