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High Private : The Trans-mississippi Correspondence of Humorist R. R. Gilbert, 1862–1865
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This work gathers letters written by humorist Rensselaer Reed Gilbert, a newspaper correspondent during the Civil War who described the experiences of soldiers and civilians in the Trans-Mississippi region. Opening chapters give an overview of his life and career, his time period, and the critical reception to his work then and now. The letters are then grouped by year. Each section begins with brief context on the events of the period. The book contains b&w historical photos and illustrations. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Publisher: Univ of Tennessee Pr
Street Date: October 3, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-9923
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