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Life and adventures of a drummer-boy; or, Seven years a soldier ...

James D. Lockwood

Life and adventures of a drummer-boy; or, Seven years a soldier ...

A true story.

by James D. Lockwood

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Published by J. Skinner in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePersonal narratives.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 331, no. 3279.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17813495M
    OCLC/WorldCa15264118

    The diary of a line officer, by Captain Augustus C. Recruiters for the Continental Army targeted young and less wealthy men, including apprentices or laborers. When I entered the hospital I saw he was sinking fast, so I sat down by his bed. That's the one thing I could always count on in my partner.

    Heavy Artillery. When Chaplain R. In his first volume of memoirs, Bazzett made his Michigan hometown in the fifties come alive for all his readers. Some like Martin enlisted voluntarily, while others were drafted. My family physician told me yesterday that my right lung is nearly gone, and my left lung is very much affected; so at the best I have but a short time to be with you; but what is left of me belongs to Jesus. But one night, bandits of the desert stole all the livestock, killed Aaron's parents before they can try to interveneand burned their house down, causing him to hate all humanity.

    Platonic though the relationship may be, from the meet cute to the tragic separation, their bond has all the elements of a classic romance. He had enlisted as a drummer boy in the 49th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry with the reluctant permission of his father. Chris Galvin called the series "enjoyable the whole way through" and "a remarkable read" in a review of the final issue for ComicsVerse. They have helped and comforted me through all the dangers of battle. Located at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Citation Information.


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Life and adventures of a drummer-boy; or, Seven years a soldier ... book

Citation Information. Grand Rapids: S. I was rich at that time so far as money was concerned, but I would have given every penny I possessed if I could have felt towards Christ as Charlie did.

However, they can do nothing. Hope Farm Press, Other boys may have been the sons or orphans of soldiers serving in the same unit. Lee, Maj. I did not want you to die on the field, so ordered you to be brought here; but you have now lost so much blood that you are too weak to endure an operation without chloroform, therefore you had better let me give you some.

There is a very good chance that I am about to die and to go into the presence of my God. He is my strength and my stimulant. You'd better let me give you some. One of the most famous drummers was John Clem, who had unofficially joined a Union Army regiment at the age of nine as a drummer and mascot.

So I hurriedly left the room. Johnson was said to be a talented drummer who served with distinction and later became s sought after instructor.

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The chaplain of the regiment wrote me a letter, and sent me my boy's Bible. He was an older man and was therefore given more responsibility than that which rates a corporal.

Your father died a drunkard, and I've asked God to use you to warn people against the dangers of drinking, and to encourage them to love and serve the Lord. The youngest known drummer in the British Army was nine and the youngest in the American Army during the Revolutionary War was seven.

Since he was too young to be a soldier, he had enlisted as a drummer. Their legacy lives on. Arville L. There, upon recognizing Joshua and trying to reunite with him, Baba is hit by a Roman chariot and Aaron takes the dying lamb to the Magi to be healed.

Therefore, the battles are described from his perspective, he more than the older soldiers, had no real idea why the two sides were fighting. This declarant always understood that said Hulett at the close of the war held the rank of Drum-Major.

Would you send me there with brandy on my breath? Alfred's letters, generally signed A. The younger the drummer the more difficulty one would have lugging around these cumbersome instruments.

He enlisted as aforesaid on the 7 May … He was engaged in the battle of Monmouth and was wounded in the leg and then or soon after taken a prisoner and by the enemy and carried in captivity to the West Indies, To relieve himself from the horrors of his imprisonment he joined the British Army as a musician and was sent to the United States.

Penny, family.The Boys of War-Civil War Drummer Boys Boys who served as drummers in the civil war, risked their lives alongside men twice their age and, sometimes, size. Some became prisoners of war, while others were killed in battle or died from diseases that.

George the Drummer Boy

More Civil War era. Drummer Boy: Seven Years a Soldier (Annotated) Through the sweep of the American Civil War and beyond, James D. Lockwood was a U.S. Army soldier. The year-old orphan began his career as drummer boy in the Union Army.3/5(5).

kt historic, military, and naval anecdotes of personal valour, bravery, and particular incidents which occurred to the armies of great britain and her allies, in the. Charlie Coulson the Christian Drummer Boy Dr. M.

L. Rosvally The following story is a true account, taken from an old, out-of-print book called “Touching Incidents And Remarkable Answers To Prayer.” It was compiled by S.B. Shaw and published in This book is a third person narrative of the adventures of a drummer boy who served with the 4 th New York Heavy Artillery, and following the Civil War joined the regular frontier army, serving with the U.S.

27 th Infantry at Ft. Kearney, and Fort C.F. Smith, Montana Territory, in the west. It is a "solemn night for a boy just turned fourteen" in "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" because. In "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh," why does the general say it is good for a soldier to cry before the fight?

The Drummer Boy of Shiloh - Test Prep 25 Terms. kellymodi The Drummer Boy of Shiloh - .