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Minnesota in the Civil War : an illustrated history

Author: Kenneth Carley
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of Minnesota's contribution to the nation's epic struggle during the Civil War." "From diaries and letters, journals and newspaper accounts, the words of the men who fought convey the terror of battle, the drudgery of marching, the fear of death, and the honor of camaraderie." "In addition to the extensive use of first-hand accounts of the war, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Carley
ISBN: 0873513878 9780873513876
OCLC Number: 44110369
Notes: Originally published: Minneapolis : Ross & Haines, ©1961. With new introd.
Description: xxvi, 230 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Gallantry at Gettysburg --
Storming Missionary Ridge --
Capture of Little Rock --
Crisis at Corinth --
Victory at Vicksburg --
Breakthrough at Nashville.
Responsibility: Kenneth Carley ; foreword by Richard Moe ; introduction and epilogue by Brian Horrigan.
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"This book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of Minnesota's contribution to the nation's epic struggle during the Civil War." "From diaries and letters, journals and newspaper accounts, the words of the men who fought convey the terror of battle, the drudgery of marching, the fear of death, and the honor of camaraderie." "In addition to the extensive use of first-hand accounts of the war, this book contains many seldom-seen contemporary photographs, portraits, and artifacts drawn from the Minnesota Historical Society's outstanding connections."--Jacket.

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