The Iron Brigade in the Civil War: Bull Run to Appomattox, 1861 - 1865 (BOK)

Lance J. Herdegen

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The first book-length account of this legendary combat unit from Bull Run to the grand march up Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington The Iron Brigade is one of the most celebrated military organisations of the American Civil War. Although it is primarily known for its remarkable stand on the first bloody day at Gettysburg, its stellar service from the earliest days of the war all the way to Appomattox Court House is routinely ignored. The Iron Brigade in the Civil War is based on decades of archival research and includes scores of previously unpublished letters, photos, journals, and other primary accounts. This well researched and written tour de force, which includes reunion and memorial coverage until the final expiration of the last surviving member, will be the last word on the Iron Brigade for the foreseeable future. "When we were young", explained one Black Hat veteran many years after the war, "we hardly realised that we had fought on more fields of battle than the Old Guard of Napoleon, and have stood fire in far greater firmness." Here, at long last, is the full story of how young farm boys, shopkeepers, river men, and piney camp boys in a brigade forged with iron helped save the Union.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Lance J. Herdegen
Forlag
Casemate UK Ltd
ISBN 9781611211061
Antall sider 624 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 4,5cm
Vekt 1025 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Battles & campaigns, American Civil War