Description - A Hundred Days to Richmond by Jim Leeke
"... an interesting and readable account of those whose service to the Blue was brief but in some cases dangerous and exciting." - The Civil War News"This useful and entertaining book presents, mainly in the words of the participants, the experience of the 35,000 Ohioans who served in 100-day regiments during the summer of 1864." -ChoiceDrawn from Civil War diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts, A Hundred Days to Richmond tells for the first time the complete story of Ohio's "100-day men," state militia troops offered for Union service for 100 days. Their tales-unique and memorable, and unmistakably American-reflect the hope, fear, determination, horror, humor, and grit of the Civil War.
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(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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Author Biography - Jim Leeke
Jim Leeke has worked as a reporter in Guam, Michigan, Boston and San Francisco and is now a freelance writer and editor in Worthington, Ohio. His first book was Sudden Ice, a mystery. He is also the editor of Smoke, Sound & Fury: The Civil War Memoirs of Major-General Lew Wallace, W.S. Volunteers.