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While Father is Away: The Civil War Letters of William H.Bradbury (Hardback)

William H. Bradbury

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ISBN 10: 0813122597 / ISBN 13: 9780813122595
Edité par The University Press of Kentucky, United States, 2003
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. While Father Is Away reveals the intimate story of a British-American s role in the American Civil War. William Bradbury s letters home provide a rare window on the unique relationships among husband, wife, and children while a father was away at war. Yorkshire attorney turned Union volunteer soldier Bradbury became a privileged private with extraordinary access to powerful Union generals including Daniel Butterfield, future president Benjamin Harrison, and Clinton B. Fisk, the region s administrator for the Freedmen s Bureau during Reconstruction. The letters also provide an in-depth look at this driven land speculator and manager for the Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railway. As a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the Manchester Guardian, Bradbury was both eyewitness to and participant in the shaping of events in the world as it moved west. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780813122595

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Titre : While Father is Away: The Civil War Letters ...

Éditeur : The University Press of Kentucky, United States

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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While Father is Away reveals the intimate story of a British-American's role in the American Civil War. William Bradbury's letters home provide a rare window on the unique relationships among husband, wife, and children while a father was away at war.

Yorkshire attorney turned Union volunteer soldier Bradbury became a "privileged private" with extraordinary access to powerful Union generals including Daniel Butterfield, future president Benjamin Harrison, and Clinton B. Fisk, the region's administrator for the Freedmen's Bureau during Reconstruction.

The letters also provide an in-depth look at this driven land speculator and manager for the Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railway. As a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and the Manchester Guardian, Bradbury was both eyewitness to and participant in the shaping of events in the world as it moved west.

About the Author:

Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt, board member of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, is the editor of Soldiering with Sherman: The Civil War Letters of George F. Cram.

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