Johnny Shiloh

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Rhodes, James A., and Dean Jauchius. Johnny Shiloh: A Novel of the Civil War. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1959. Out of print.

Gee-whiz fictionalization of the adventures of the historical John Lincoln Klem (or Clem), who joined an Ohio regiment as a drummer boy and attracted the attention and patronage of Ulysses S. Grant. Klem would serve in several Western campaigns.

Klem would retired at the rank of general in the 1910s. He was the subject of ballads in his own day and of a TV film in 1963, based on this novel.


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