Book: In the Ranks of the C.I.V.
Author: Erskine Childers

In the Ranks of the C.I.V. By Erskine Childers

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Pages (PDF): 132
Publication Date: 1900

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In the Ranks of the C. I. V., is an account of Erskine Childers' experiences in the Boer War. He wrote it without any thought of publication: while serving with the Honourable Artillery Company in southern Africa he composed many long, descriptive letters about his experiences to his two sisters. They, together with Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of George Smith of the publishing house Smith, Elder and a friend of the family, edited the letters into book form.