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    • A Soldier's Diary 1893-1918

    • From Philadelphia to the Philippines,Crawfish Jesse Tells It Like It Was
    • By: Jesse C. Davisson, Alison M. Wilkom
    • Narrated by: David Leland Horton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Digging into one's family history can reveal unusual surprises. In my case, I recently discovered my great grandfather, Jesse C. Davisson's first-hand account of his 25-year military experience during an epic period in American history. Jesse was no angel when he first joined the Army in 1893, as an ordinary young man in Philadelphia. His diary follows his subsequent adventures - from learning to ride a horse with the 7th Cavalry, and befriending Indian Scouts, to surviving ambushes, and water-boarding prisoners - all while serving in the American Indian Wars.

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    • Absorbing Memoir

    • By Jean on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95