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Two years before the paddlewheel Charles F. Gunther, Mississippi River Confederate by Charles Frederick Gunther

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Published by State House Press, Distributed by Texas A&M University Press Consortium in Buffalo Gap, Tex, [College Station, Tex.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Unionists (United States Civil War),
  • Diaries,
  • Personal narratives,
  • History,
  • River life,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Bruce S. Allardice and Wayne L. Wolf
ContributionsAllardice, Bruce S., Wolf, Wayne L., 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE458.7 .G86 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25361661M
ISBN 101933337524
ISBN 109781933337524
LC Control Number2012022955

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Two years before the mast () is based on the diary Dana kept while at sea. First published in , it is one of America's most famous accounts of life at sea. It contains a rare and detailed account of life on the California coast a decade before the Gold Rush revolutionized the region's culture and society. Co-edited with Professor Wayne Wolf, Two Years Before the Paddlewheel is the edited diary of Chicago millionaire Charles F. Gunther. At the start of the Civil War Charles F. Gunther is a Yankee ice peddlar who is trapped in the South at the outbreak of the war. Charles Frederick Gunther is the author of Two Years Before the Paddlewheel ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(3). The Paddlewheel Submitted by: Gary E. Morton Definition: That which makes the boat go Of all the systems, which make up a sternwheel boat, the paddlewheel is the one most frequently asked about. I guess I can understand this because it is the one component that no other type of vessel Size: KB.