Adventures and Reminiscences of a Volunteer

A Drummer Boy from Maine

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Author: George T. Ulmer
Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,549 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.1
LoC Categories: CT, E
Downloads: 2,054
Added to site: 2010.05.04
mnybks.net#: 27612
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, War, History
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inutes? You notice, one eye's bit off color! Blue? Wall sir, that was strained a leetle by watching over his blinder to see that no other hoss should pass or get near him when he were druve on the race track twelve years ago, but it don't hurt him now."

"You praise this horse," I remarked, "but don't say a word about the other."

"Oh, he don't need it," said the old man dryly.

I was so anxious to get a horse, I concluded to take Dick. I thought, he must be the best on Martha-Ann's account, and really there didn't seem much choice.

"You want a harness and waggin too, don't yer?"

"Yes," I replied, "I shall have to have something to drive him in."

"Wall, I guess I can fix you out with a full rig."

So after looking through the sheds, he pulled out an old gig with one shaft broken and without wheels. "Guess I'll find the wheels of this somewhar. Do you know this is the same gig that very Dick yused ter haul on the race track; he may remember it after yer hitch him in

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