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The 83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War

Author: Michael Schellhammer
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry suffered the second highest number of Civil War battle deaths of all the Union regiments. They endured decimation at the battles of the Seven Days, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Nevertheless, this hardy and determined unit defended and preserved the Union line during the pivotal battle of Gettysburg." "This book offers the first-ever comprehensive history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Schellhammer, Michael.
83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2003
(OCoLC)606932730
Online version:
Schellhammer, Michael.
83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2003
(OCoLC)608622992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schellhammer
ISBN: 0786414162 9780786414161
OCLC Number: 50693514
Description: ix, 227 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / P.J. O'Rourke --
Here Am I, Let Me Go --
It Seemed a Little Like War --
Hard Marches to Yorktown --
A Promise of Perfect Success --
You Will See Enough of Them Before Night --
Revenge for McLane --
An Unlucky Field --
Armies Broken and Divided --
Mournful Cries in the Stillness of the Night --
The Tempest and Whirlwind of Battle --
The Rocky Hill --
Epilogue: For None Others Can Know.
Responsibility: Michael Schellhammer ; foreword by P.J. O'Rourke.
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A comprehensive history of the 83rd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the American Civil War. It combines official war records, the memories of veterans of the regiment, information derived from opposing  Read more...

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