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The life of Billy Yank, the common soldier of the Union

Bell Irvin Wiley

The life of Billy Yank, the common soldier of the Union

by Bell Irvin Wiley

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Published by Charter Books in [Indianapolis] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life,
  • Soldiers -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 365-446

    The Physical Object
    Pagination454 p.
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14549275M

    THE LIFE OF JOHNNY REB, THE LIFE OF BILLY YANK, Thoroughly researched and superbly written studies of the common soldiers in both armies. ABRAHAM LINCOLN Michael Burlingame. ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A Life, Richard J. Carwardine. LINCOLN, David Donald. LINCOLN, Fred Kaplan. LINCOLN: The Biography of a Writer, Eric Foner. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

      Bell I. Wiley’s pioneering “The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union” () established a genre that includes influential studies by, . Click to read more about Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley/5.

      As in his companion book, "The Life of Billy Yank", "The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy" is an unflinching look at the seemingly endless plight of a Confederate soldier. This is a very sobering account, and some of the letters the soldiers wrote home are nothing short of by: The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the lives of Civil War soldiers: Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, ), Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, ) and John D. Billinggs.


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The life of Billy Yank, the common soldier of the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley Download PDF EPUB FB2

His "The Life of Billy Yank: the Common Soldier of the Union" () is, together with its companion volume "The Life of Johnny Reb, the Common Soldier of the Confederacy (), Wiley's best-known work.

It presents an outstanding history of the day-to-day life of the soldier in the Union Army.5/5(17). His "The Life of Billy Yank: the Common Soldier of the Union" () is, together with its companion volume "The Life of Johnny Reb, the Common Soldier of The life of Billy Yank Confederacy (), Wiley's best-known work.

It presents an outstanding history of the day-to-day life of the soldier in the Union Army/5. "This wonderfully interesting book is the finest memorial the Union soldier is ever likely to have. [Wiley] has written about the Northern troops with an admirable objectivity, with sympathy and understanding and profound respect for their fighting : Louisiana State University Press.

The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union. Bell Irvin Wiley. LSU Press, Sep 1, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. In this companion to The Life of Johnny Reb, Bell Irvin Wiley. The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union (Political Traditions in Foreign Policy Series) This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.

View all copies of this ISBN edition: In this companion to The Life of Johnny Reb, Bell Irvin Wiley explores the daily lives of the men in blue who fought to save the Union/5(). The life of Billy Yank: the common soldier of the Union. [Bell Irvin Wiley] -- This book explores the daily lives of the men in blue who fought to save the Union.

With the help of many soldiers' letters and diaries, the author explains who these men were and why they fought. As in his companion book, "The Life of Johnny Reb", "The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union" is an unflinching look at the constant struggles of a Union soldier.

This is a very sobering account, and some of the letters the soldiers wrote home are nothing short of by: Bell Irvin Wiley (), a scholar of the American Civil War, is best known for his two early books describing the lives of common soldiers in the Union and Confederate Armies.

His book, "The Life of Johnny Reb" appeared in and was followed in by /5. Full text of "The Common Soldier In The Civil War The Life Of Billy Yank Book Two The Life Of Johny Reb" See other formats. BILLY YANK. Historian Bell Wiley titled his study of the common soldier in the North "Life of Billy Yank." He didn't invent the name; it was the personification of the Union soldier in contemporary writings and cartoons.

Like everything else in a split nation, the old "Brother Jonathan" figure of the early 19th century bifurcated into Johnny. The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley (, Paperback).

Bell Irvin Wiley’s The Life of Billy Yankfollows his previous work, The Life of Johnny Reb, and attempts to describe the everyday life of the Union solider. Wiley’s was interested in writing a social history, and as such he pays little attention.

The life of Billy Yank: the common soldier of the Union. [Bell Irvin Wiley] -- "The Life of Billy Yank is a frank, intimate, and warm study of the Union soldier by one. I picked up a tiny toy cannon for the son and The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier for the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley for me.

The book provides an interesting overview of a Union soldier's experience during the Civil War. It discusses the daily camp life and routine of the typical Union : Cynthia Shenette. The Life of Billy Yank is a frank, intimate, and warm study of the Union soldier by one of the most prolific and revered of all Civil War historians/5().

The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Winter, Oscar O., ed. With Sherman to the Sea: The Civil War Letters, Diaries & Reminiscences of Theodore F.

Upson. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, The LIfe of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union Wiley, Bell Irvin Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Independence, California (). COUPON: Rent The Life of Billy Yank The Common Soldier of the Union 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks.

Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. Billy Yank Wikipedia Billy Yank or Billy Yankee is the personification of the Northern states of the United States or less generally the Union during the American Civil War The latter part of his name is derived from yankee a slang term for New Englanders Civil War Soldiers Letters and Diaries Archive Soldier Studies org is for teachers instructors historians and researchers interested in.

His "The Life of Billy Yank: the Common Soldier of the Union" () is, together with its companion volume "The Life of Johnny Reb, the Common Soldier of the Confederacy (), Wiley's best-known work. It presents an outstanding history of the day-to-day life of the soldier in the Union Army.5/5. Billy Yank or Billy Yankee is the personification of the loyal United States soldier (volunteer or Regular) during the American Civil War.

The latter part of the name is derived from yankee, a slang term for New gh little evidence exists to suggest that the name was used widely during the Civil War (unlike its rebel counterpart Johnny Reb), early 20th century political.Bell Irvin Wiley was the author or editor of some two dozen books on the Civil War, including The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy and The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union.The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union by Bell Irvin Wiley Be the first to review this item In this companion to The Life of Johnny Reb, Bell Irvin Wiley explores the daily lives of the men in blue who fought to save the Union.