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The last full measure : the life and death of the First Minnesota Volunteers

Author: Richard Moe
Publisher: New York : Avon Books, 1994, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"They were frontiersmen, farmers, schoolteachers -- one of the first volunteer regiments to join the Union cause after the fall of Fort Sumter. From Bull Run to Gettysburg, they fought in virtually every major battle on the eastern theater -- and bravely led an impossible charge that helped change the course of the Civil War. A thousand strong in 1861, three bloody years later only a handful still survived. This is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Moe
ISBN: 0380723220 9780380723225
OCLC Number: 30768989
Description: xvii, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Fort Snelling --
Bull Run --
Edward's Ferry --
The peninsula --
Antietam --
Fredericksburg --
Chancellorsville --
Gettysburg.
Other Titles: Life and death of the First Minnesota Volunteers
Responsibility: Richard Moe.

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"They were frontiersmen, farmers, schoolteachers -- one of the first volunteer regiments to join the Union cause after the fall of Fort Sumter. From Bull Run to Gettysburg, they fought in virtually every major battle on the eastern theater -- and bravely led an impossible charge that helped change the course of the Civil War. A thousand strong in 1861, three bloody years later only a handful still survived. This is their story"--Page 4 of cover.

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