By William A. Canfield
A heritage of the military adventure of William A. Canfield is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This renowned vintage paintings via William A. Canfield is within the English language, and should now not comprise pics or photos from the unique version. for those who benefit from the works of William A. Canfield then we hugely suggest this e-book to your ebook assortment.
Read Online or Download A History of the Army Experience of William A. Canfield PDF
Similar history_1 books
Reflecting the decline in collage classes on Western Civilization, Marshall Sahlins goals to speed up the craze via decreasing "Western Civ" to approximately hours. He cites Nietzsche to the impression that deep matters are like chilly baths; one may still get into and out of them as speedy as attainable. The deep factor here's the traditional Western specter of a presocial and delinquent human nature: a supposedly innate self-interest that's represented in our local folklore because the foundation or nemesis of cultural order.
The papers released the following got on the moment biennial convention of the Hegel Society of the USA, held on the college of Notre Dame, November 9/11, 1972. they seem in an order which displays approximately headings: (1) Hegel's belief of the heritage of philosophy commonly, and (2) his relation to person thinkers either earlier than and after him.
- From Morphy to Fischer - a History of the World Chess Championship
- The Borders of Justice (Politics History & Social Change)
- Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950-1980 (Cinema and Modernity Series)
- Leviathan: Revised student edition
- Britain's Revival and Fall in the Gulf: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the Trucial States, 1950-71 (Routledgecurzon Studies in the Modern History of the Middle East, 1)
- Imperial Constantinople (New Dimensions in History)
Extra resources for A History of the Army Experience of William A. Canfield
Any soldier who was there could tell some pretty hard stories of that place. Our troubles there are too well known to every one at all conversant with the history of the war, to need any comment. A few days after Burnside got stuck in the mud, we received orders to pack up; this was good news for us; we felt sure we could get into no worse place than this mud-hole. We got aboard the cars at Falmouth; arrived at Aquia Creek about dark, then took the transportation boat and landed at Newport News.
On the 14th, at the battle of South Mountain, the enemy occupied the side and top of the mountain on both sides of the road. I will not attempt to describe the battle, for I did not participate in it; I was left by order of the surgeon in the hospital just established in the village. It was a large two story building, situated on the east side of the town. That night I was put in the second story. The room was filled with the wounded and dying. At about three o’clock in the morning, I was obliged to go down.
The moon was still shining in all its beauty and loveliness over the western hill-tops. As I turned the corner of the building a sight met my gaze which baffles description. There were about thirty dead bodies, mangled in every conceivable shape, covered with blood, with eyes wide open glaring at me. My very blood run cold with horror, and it was some minutes before I could pass them. Since then, I have become accustomed to such scenes, but I can never recall that sight without a feeling of dread.
A History of the Army Experience of William A. Canfield by William A. Canfield