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Railroad boys : the story of the 89th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)

Author: Thomas A Pearson
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Infinite Mirror Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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A history of the "Railroad Regiment", the nickname of the 89th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The raising of the 89th was the pet project of a number of Chicago-based railroads. Many of the men who enlisted had been railroad employees. In one of the numerous ironies of the Civil War, the regiment was detailed on several occasions to destroy Southern railroad tracks and rail facilities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Pearson
OCLC Number: 428573207
Description: 172 p. ; 28 cm.
Contents: "Clear the tracks!" : the raising of the Railroad Regiment --
"It makes me jump around I can tell you" : life in the camps --
"Put on your war paint" : the mechanics of making war --
"I am satisfied that I could not shoot in that direction without hurting somebody" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Stones River, Tennessee --
"The mountains was awakened from their slumbers" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia --
"When those fellows get started, all hell can't stop them!" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Georgia --
"We found ourselfs in it for earnest" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Pickett's Mill, Georgia --
"Lieutenant, suppose you fire a shot or two and see if they are still there!" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment in the Atlanta Campaign --
"So Atlanta is ours, and fairly won!" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Siege of Atlanta --
"The assault was gallantly and vigorously made" : the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee --
89th Illinois Infantry Regiment chronological roll of honor.
Responsibility: by Thomas A. Pearson.

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A history of the "Railroad Regiment", the nickname of the 89th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The raising of the 89th was the pet project of a number of Chicago-based railroads. Many of the men who enlisted had been railroad employees. In one of the numerous ironies of the Civil War, the regiment was detailed on several occasions to destroy Southern railroad tracks and rail facilities.

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