Hard Tack and Coffe (Civil War Collectors Library) by John D. Billings

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This is an as new leather-bound hardcover. 1982 Time Life Books, photographically reproduced from the 1887 first Edition to ensure authenticity including typographical errors and irregularities. Handsome leather bound in black with gold lettering and embossed frontispiece. Gold tipped page edges with attached red ribbon book mark. As new, crisp and clean inside. Binding tight and straight as new. Excellent copy for any Civil War or history library.

The unwritten story of Army Life including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, foraging, wagon trains, Army mules, signal corp and much more fill the pages of this book written by an enlisted soldier in the Union Army. Amusing scenes, vivid recollections of everyday life in and out of battle.

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