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Last of the Blue and Gray

Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War

Last of the Blue and Gray( )
Author: Serrano, Richard A.
ISBN:978-1-58834-395-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Imprint:Smithsonian Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital, his memories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming. Walter Williams, at 117 blind and deaf and bedridden in his daughter's home in Houston, Texas, no longer could tell of his time...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Veterans
True Crime / Hoaxes & Deceptions
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.32 x 9.26 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.96 Pounds

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