The History of the Rebel Yell

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A yell that rings with Civil War lore. This definitive work details the origin and nature of the rebel yell, which has been largely lost to time. Author Terryl W. Elliott sets out to recapture the yell and bring it back to life at full volume. The text suggests a substantial theory of the origins of the yell in Scotch-Irish history, analyzes historical descriptions of the yell, and examines the few recorded versions in their historical context. Also included are historic stories and poems featuring the yell and a list of references.
ISBN: 9781455617807
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Images: 25
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Terryl W. Elliott is a writer, historian, and poet, whose work has appeared in various local and regional publications. Born in Independence, Missouri, and raised in the small towns of Grain Valley and Blue Springs, Missouri, Elliott spent his childhood on a farm playing with his dog, Old Shep, and his baby brother, Blake. A former encyclopedia salesman, product manager, and purchasing consultant, Elliott owned his own vending business before selling it in 2000 to pursue his dream of writing. Elliott belongs to numerous Civil War, history, and writing organizations, including the State Historical Society of Missouri, the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri, and the William Clarke Quantrill Society. He lives in Independence, Missouri, with his wife, Sharon, and their dog.
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