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Reflections of a Civil War Locomotive Engineer

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    This book is about, John Bailey. As a yong man he had a job on a railroad near Toronto. John wanted more than anything to get a job as a fireman and become an engineer, but that opportunity never came in Canada. John heard that if he could get to the United States, which was in the middle of it's civil war, he might get a job as fireman for the U.S. Military Railroad.

    The book is ghost written by John's great grand daughter, Diana Bailey Harris. She did extensive historical research based on old letters, photos and pamphlets found in an old trunk that once belonged to John Bailey.

    If you have an interest in Railroad/Civil War history you may really enjoy this one.

    [ame=] Reflections of a Civil War Locomotive Engineer: a ghost-written memoir (9781461129547): Diana Bailey Harris: Books[/ame]
    Last edited by Coyote; 05-04-2012, 03:13 PM.
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