What They Didn't Teach You about the Civil War (Paperback)

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Instant coffee was invented during the Civil War for use by Union troops, who hated it; holding races between lice was a popular pastime for both Johnny Reb and Billy Yank; 13% of the Confederate Army deserted during the conflict. These are three of the hundreds of bits of knowledge that Mike Wright makes available in his informative and entertaining What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War, which focuses on the lives and ways of ordinary soldiers and of those they left behind.

About the Author


Emmy award-winning television writer and producer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780891416548
ISBN-10: 0891416544
Publisher: Presidio Press
Publication Date: January 7th, 1998
Pages: 352
Language: English