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Old Abe the War Eagle: A True Story of the Civil War and Reconstruction

By Richard H. Zeitlin

Paperback: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-87020-239-1
120 pages, 72 b/w photos, illus. and 5 maps, 8.5 x 11"

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The story of Old Abe, the bald eagle that became the mascot of the Eighth Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. It is also the story of the men among whom Old Abe lived: the farmers, loggers, clerks, and immigrants who flocked to the colors in 1861.

Reissued in 2012 with a new cover.

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