Soldier Speak
10.4.2013
e history in Common Tongues
Michael Ellis's North Carolina English, 1861-1865: A Guide and Glossary is now available from the University of Tennessee Press. Ellis's book is the result of painstaking research into the letters of North Carolina soldiers who wrote "by ear." eHistory's Common Tongues project will make these letters available in the coming months.
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