For Our Beloved Country by Speer Morgan
American War Diaries from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf

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Personal accounts--taken from diaries and memoirs--chronicle seven different wars through the experiences of the men who fought them, including a Confederate man shocked by the cruel treatment of soldiers. 15,000 first printing.

About Speer Morgan

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Morgan is author of four novels, such as The Whipping Boy, and a collection of stories. He is currently Editor of The Missouri Review.
Published January 1, 1994 by Atlantic Monthly Pr. 498 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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The diaries, too, vary in style and quality: Martin's, e.g., isn't a diary at all but a memoir, written years after the Revolution, while the Civil War account of Massachusetts soldier George Sargent was composed in the field, albeit edited and expanded after the fact.

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Seven narratives by men serving in seven American wars convey with sharp immediacy--and varying skill--the details of wartime experience.

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