How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion

or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit

Cover image for

Download


Author: George W. Peck
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,799 / 258 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 650
Added to site: 2008.05.17
mnybks.net#: 20923
Genre: Humor
Excerpt

worried about the manner in which the first chapter closed, leaving me hanging to a limb of a tree, like Absalom weeping for her children, my horse having gone out from under me. But I have not been hanging there all this time. The soldiers took me down, and caught my horse, and the regiment dismounted and a council of war was held. I suppose it was a council of war, as I noticed the officers were all in a group under a tree, with a candle, examining a map, and drinking out of a canteen. I had read of councils of war, but I had never seen one, and so I walked over to the crowd of officers and asked the colonel if there was anything particular the matter. I never saw a crowd of men who seemed so astonished as those officers were, and suddenly I felt myself going away from where they were consulting, with somebody's strong hand on my collar, and an unmistakable cavalry boot, with a man in it, in the vicinity of my pantaloons. I do not know to this day, which officer it was that kicked me, but I went away and sa

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George W. Peck - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Annie's 1st Break
by Willee Amsden
The Reign of Greed
by Jose Rizal
Petite Confessions
by Vicki Lesage
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome
A Great Emergency and Other Tales
by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain
A Rogue's Life
by Wilkie Collins
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain

See more popular titles from this genre.