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Deborah rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Hundred Battles in the West, St. Louis to Atlanta, 1861-1865 by Marshall B. Thatcher
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I really loved the book; but of course, it is directly related to my own Civil War book project, and has an anecdote of the soldier I'm studying. Thatcher, the author, is a soldier of the Second Michigan Cavalry, as is my cavalryman, McDougall. All t ...more
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The geography of Civil War by Spurgeon C. King
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Tennessee in the War by General Marcus J. Wright
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Nothing but Victory by Steven E. Woodworth
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Tennessee's War, 1861-1865 by Stanley Fitzgerald Horn
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Deborah rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Myra Inman by William R. Snell
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I did enjoy the diary, but was disappointed by the brevity of most entries. This is a diary, not an in-depth journal. Some entries are as brief as "Pretty day." She might mention that she finished a chemise. This is the diary of a young girl, so her ...more
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Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
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This was one of my first books. Mom used to read us this and we would giggle; somehow we were always surprised at the end, as if we'd never heard it before. That's the nature of childhood for a child who loves books ~ kind of like playing peek-a-boo, ...more
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"Nostalgia review: One of my favorite books when I was little, and also one of the first books I ever read on my own. A wonderful and fun story for very young kids."
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
" would get five stars if I gave it it's full sentimental value. It is one of the first books I remember reading on my own, and the thrill of being able to do so was electrifying. "
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"I'm slightly biased. This book was written by my aunt. :-)"
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Jules Verne
“We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.”
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H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

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“Some people is born at the start of a long hard row to hoe. Well, I am older than God's dog and been in this world a long time and it seems to me that right from the git-go, Larkin Stanton had the longest and hardest row I've ever seen.”
Sheila Kay Adams, My Old True Love

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