Battle Ground Adventures
by Clifton Johnson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1915
Here you see the terror and pathos, the hardships and tragedy, through the eyes of those who lived where some of the greatest conflicts of the war occurred. You see how property was destroyed and industry disrupted, and how much the people not directly concerned in the fighting suffered.
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