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Two Years Before the Paddlewheel Charles F. Gunther, Mississippi River Confederate

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ISBN-10: 1933337524

ISBN-13: 9781933337524

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bruce S. Allardice, Wayne L. Wolf, Wayne L. Wolf

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Charles F. Gunther is a Yankee ice peddlar who is trapped in the South at the outbreak of the war. Presented here are two years of diaries of Gunther's experiences working on the steamboat Rose Douglas, ferrying Confederate troops and supplies.After the war, Gunther makes a fortune in the candy business across the street from Marshal Field's in Chicago, becomes a premier collector and preserver of Civil War artifacts and Lincoln memorabilia, endows the Chicago history Museum with its Civil War collection, and goes on to hold political office as an alderman and City Treasurer of Chicago. InTwo Years Before the Paddlewheel, readers can follow the day-by-day survival of an ordinary ice…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: State House Press
Publication date: 12/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English