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My Hunt After 'The Captain'

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice. Originally publ…

Observations of an Orderly

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Ward Muir


Ward Muir brings us into the heart of an English war hospital, describing scenes of cleanliness, triumph, order and sadness. Through the eye…

The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume I

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Justin Mccarthy


Anne Stuart (1665-1714), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, succeeded William III to the throne in 1702. She was the daughter of the d…

Pitt

Read by Pamela Nagami


Archibald Primrose


Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, liberal prime minister (1894-1895), wrote this short biography of William Pitt, the Younger (1759-…

The White Company

Read by Clive Catterall


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Set during the Hundred Years' War with France, The White Company tells the story of a young Saxon man who is learning what it is to be a kni…

One of Ours

Read by Tom Weiss


Willa Sibert Cather


This 1923 Pulitzer Prize winning novel was written by Willa Cather. This work had been inspired by reading her cousin G.P. Cather's wartime …

Somewhere in France

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Richard Harding Davis


When Captain Henri Ravignac married Marie Gessler, he was mistakenly thinking she was French. But Marie is in fact German, and her command o…

Cardinal de Richelieu

Read by Pamela Nagami


Eleanor C. Price


Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu (1885-1642), the dreaded red eminence, mentor and manager of Louis XIII, skilled in logistics,…

Selections from Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War

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Herman Melville


Published in 1866, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War is a collection of poems about the Civil War by Herman Melville. Many of the poems a…

A Noble Woman The Life-Story of Edith Cavell

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Ernest Protheroe


Edith L. Cavell (1865–1915) was a British nurse who attended to soldiers of both sides during World War I, and helped some 200 Allied soldie…

Three Times and Out

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Nellie Mcclung


The true story of M. C. Simmons, a Canadian soldier captured by the German Army during the early days of World War I. We read of his sixteen…

The Guns of Shiloh

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Joseph A. Altsheler


The Northern Army has just be handed a great defeat at Bull Run and is headed back to Washington, DC. How will the North answer this defeat?…

Sevastopol

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Leo Tolstoy


Sevastopol Sketches (Russian: Севастопольские рассказы, Sevastopolskiye rasskazy) are three short stories written by Leo Tolstoy and publish…

The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, Wo…

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George Cooreman


The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary b…

The Wound Dresser

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Walt Whitman


The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 3

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Friedrich Schiller


The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Writ…

Aunt Jane's Nieces In The Red Cross

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L. Frank Baum


The 10th and final book in the series for adolescent girls sees two of the three cousins react to atrocities in World War I by volunteering …

Maria Theresa

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James Franck Bright


By the time of his death in 1740, the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI, had done everything possible to secure the succession to the throne of…

Now It Can Be Told

Read by Walt Allan


Philip Gibbs


In this book I have written about some aspects of the war which, I believe, the world must know and remember, not only as a memorial of men'…

A German Deserter's War Experience

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Anonymous


The author of this 1917 narrative, who escaped from Germany and military service after 14 months of fighting in France, did not wish to have…

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