The Resource 1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war, Captain Justus Scheibert, (ebook)

1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war, Captain Justus Scheibert, (ebook)

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1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war
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1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war
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Captain Justus Scheibert
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eng
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"Captain Scheibert's [book] was available only in German until W. S. Poole edited the present version. A member of the Prussian army since 1849, and 'well known as an authority on fortifications,' Scheibert was sent to America 'to study the effect of rifled cannon fire on earth, masonry, and iron, and the operation of armor on land and at sea.' The captain preferred to observe the South rather than the North at war. 'If there ever was a foreign Rebel,' Mr. Poole asserts, 'he was one.' Scheibert, impressed with the South's 'enormous energy' and 'amazed at the industry of a patriotic people,' was cordially received by President Davis and Generals Lee, Jackson, Beauregard, and Stuart. The vivid impressions, observations, and characterizations of a Prussian captain are a significant commentary on the engagements at Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, and Gettysburg, on blockade running, and on the spirit of the people and their military genius."-Journal of Southern History
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Midwest
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Scheibert, Captain Justus
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non fiction
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  • Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • UNITED STATES
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adult
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1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war, Captain Justus Scheibert, (ebook)
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9781786251039
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11521968
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remote
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11521968
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MWT11521968
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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1863 seven months in the rebel states during the north american war, Captain Justus Scheibert, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786251039
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11521968
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11521968
System control number
MWT11521968
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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