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[PDF / Epub] ✈ Americas Corporal ☀ James Marten – Whiteweb.me James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth century America that no one has heard of During his service in the Union army he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to rei[PDF / Epub] ✈ Americas Corporal ☀ James Marten – Whiteweb.me James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth century America that no one has heard of During his service in the Union army he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to rei James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth century America that no one has heard of During his service in the Union army he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to reinvent himself After a brush with fame as the stenographer taking down testimony a few feet away from the dying President Abraham Lincoln in April Tanner eventually became one of the best known men in Gilded Age America He was a highly placed Republican operative a popular Grand Army of the Republic speaker an entrepreneur and a celebrity He earned fam.

E and at least temporary fortune as “Corporal Tanner” but most Americans would simply have known him as “The Corporal” Yet virtually no one—not even historians of the Civil War and Gilded Age— knows him today America’s Corporal rectifies this startling gap in our understanding of the decades that followed the Civil War Drawing on a variety of primary sources including memoirs lectures newspapers pension files veterans’ organization records poetry and political cartoons James Marten brings Tanner’s life and character into focus and shows what it meant to be a veteran— especially a disabled veteran—in an era that at first worshipped the saviors of the Union but then found ambiguity in their political power and insistence on collecting ever larger pensions This biography serves as an examination of the d.

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americas epub corporal pdf Americas Corporal PDFEPUBE and at least temporary fortune as “Corporal Tanner” but most Americans would simply have known him as “The Corporal” Yet virtually no one—not even historians of the Civil War and Gilded Age— knows him today America’s Corporal rectifies this startling gap in our understanding of the decades that followed the Civil War Drawing on a variety of primary sources including memoirs lectures newspapers pension files veterans’ organization records poetry and political cartoons James Marten brings Tanner’s life and character into focus and shows what it meant to be a veteran— especially a disabled veteran—in an era that at first worshipped the saviors of the Union but then found ambiguity in their political power and insistence on collecting ever larger pensions This biography serves as an examination of the d.

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