Philip C. Van Buskirk enlisted in the US Marines in 1846 at the age of 12, and from 1851 he recorded his experiences and thoughts in a diary. The author of this book draws on the diaries of Van Buskirk to paint a picture of life in 19th-century America.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 240 x 163 x 23 mm
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