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Rough Introduction to This Sunny Land The Civil War Diary of Private Henry A. Strong, Co. K, Twelfth Kansas Infantry

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ISBN-10: 1935106287

ISBN-13: 9781935106289

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Wing

List price: $19.95
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This reissue of Henry Strong's diary will be a valuable asset to all who study the Civil War. It provides a view of the war from the perspective of a common soldier who witnessed many of the key events in the western part of Arkansas. From seeing the suffering of the civilian population to participating in Frederick Steele's doomed Camden Expedition, this young Kansan kept a meticulous record of daily events.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Publication date: 1/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 118
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Tom Wing works as an assistant professor of history at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site. Wing compiled this work largely from the UAFS-Cobb Family Collection, the restoration works of Dr. Ray Wallace with assistance from Dr. Henry Rinne, private collections, and the archives of the Press Argus-Courier. This compilation offers a glimpse at local street scenes, architecture, and leisure time--a compelling look that illustrates the progress and growth of the "Queen City of Arkansas."