The Campfire Boys
The Campfire Boys tells a story that's never really been told in fiction before - of Civil War camp entertainers. A book filled with high spirits and hilarity, it is also a book of extremely accurate history, telling the story of the Eastern Theater of the war and, in particular, a Georgia unit called Cobb's Legion Infantry.This is the story of the Blackshear brothers - Jack, Michael, and Henry - ...
Hardcover: 401 pages
Publisher: Mercer Univ Pr; First Edition edition (August 18, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4090659
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“I read this for an American literature class project I had to do on a local author from my area. Turns out I was the only student to have ever picked this book in the professor's class. I'm glad I did! This book is wonderful! I viewed the civil war t...”
nd how they turned a boyhood love of performing in their Georgia hometown of Branton into one of the most famous campfire acts of the Civil War. Much more, though, it's a book of war and its consequences and how we try to turn away from it with entertainment. It is the story of why the men who fought for both sides tried to keep their humanity alive in the midst of the most vile inhumanity imaginable.