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The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby (Hardcover)

1862: A New Hampshire Teacher Goes to War

Marek Bennett


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/12/2016)
Paperback (5/30/2019)
Hardcover (5/30/2019)


Marek Bennett's comics adaptation of this actual Civil War memoir brings to life the dry humor and grim conviction of teacher-turned-soldier Freeman Colby. Fiercely proud of his Granite State heritage, Freeman Colby bows to no one - not the rowdy students of his rural one-room schoolhouse, not the high-handed Union army officers in town, and certainly not those Rebel traitors causing all that trouble down South. But Colby needs work, and his ne'er-do-well little brother Newton needs looking after, so the boys enlist with a new regiment promising three years' pay and plenty of adventure in a growing war...

Comics Workshop, 9780982415368, 354pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2019