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The Drummer Boy   By: (1827-1916)

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THE

DRUMMER BOY

by

J. T. TROWBRIDGE

NEW YORK HURST & COMPANY PUBLISHERS

J. T. TROWBRIDGE SERIES UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME By J. T. TROWBRIDGE

Coupon Bonds. Cudjo's Cave. Drummer Boy, The. Martin Merryvale, His X Mark. Lucy Arlyn. Father Bright Hopes. Neighbor Jackwood. Three Scouts, The.

Price, postpaid, 50ยข. each, or any three books for $1.25

HURST & COMPANY Publishers, New York

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. Frank at Home 5

II. Off to the War 12

III. Under Canvas 21

IV. The old Drummer and the new Drum 32

V. Fun in Camp 41

VI. Breaking Camp 51

VII. Through Boston 59

VIII. Annapolis 71

IX. Thanksgiving in Camp 81

X. Frank's Progress 89

XI. A Christmas Frolic 93

XII. The Secessionist's Turkeys 105

XIII. The Expedition Moves 118

XIV. The Voyage and the Storm 125

XV. Hatterns Inlet 134

XVI. How Frank lost his Watch 143

XVII. In which Frank sees strange Things 151

XVIII. Bitter Things 161

XIX. Seth gets "Riled" 170

XX. Sunday before the Battle 178

XXI. Up the Sound 187

XXII. The Attack of the Gunboats 194

XXIII. The Troops disembark. The Island 201

XXIV. The Bivouac 206

XXV. Atwater 212

XXVI. Old Sinjin 219

XXVII. The Skirmish 225

XXVII. Jack Winch's Catastrophe 231

XXIX. How Frank got News of his Brother 238

XXX. The Boys meet an old Acquaintance 248

XXXI. "Victory or Death!" 255

XXXII. After the Battle 261

XXXIII. A Friend in need 268

XXXIV. The Hospital 273

XXXV. Conclusion 279

FRANK MANLY, THE DRUMMER BOY.

I.

FRANK AT HOME.

One evening, in the month of October, 1861, the Manly family were gathered together in their little sitting room, discussing a question of the most serious importance to all of them, and to Frank in particular. Mrs. Manly sat by the table, pretending to sew; but now and then the tears rushed into her eyes, and dropped upon her work, in spite of all she could do to keep them back... Continue reading book >>




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