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An Artilleryman's Diary

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 131,930 / 396 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Categories: CT, UF
Downloads: 2,192
Added to site: 2010.07.21 28492
Genres: Biography, War, History

dimmed with his tears, the University of Wisconsin invested this private of the 6th Wisconsin Battery with the degree of LL. D.

A great thing was done for humanity in America, between 1861 and 1865. If it could not have been done otherwise, it was worth all it cost. And if this same dire predicament were to come again, I would do my past all over again. But Oh! it was such a wrong way of doing the right thing! May the clumsy sentences of a boy's diary, so lacking in perspective, so inadequate in expression, contribute a few sentences to the Gospel of Peace.

[Illustration: Signature "Jenkin Lloyd Jones"]

Tower Hill, Wisconsin, September 9, 1913.


A Journal of daily events during my campaign in the war to crush the rebellion in 1861. If in the battle I may fall, or die away from the withering hand of disease in the hospital, this favor may I ask, to send this and what may accompany it to my aged parents. Addressed to R. Ll. Jones, Lone



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