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Torn families : death and kinship at the Battle of Gettysburg

Author: Michael A Dreese
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The American Civil War abounds with stories of brothers fighting side by side, and fighting each other in opposing uniforms. This book covers family connections in Gettysburg. Chapters explore relationships between soldiers and their fathers and mothers; husbands, wives and sweethearts; brothers (and twin brothers); and includes sibling reunions that brought together brothers from Union and Confederate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Dreese
ISBN: 9780786428243 0786428244 9780786428243 9780786469130 (softcover ; 0786469137 (softcover
OCLC Number: 73742121
Description: viii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Fathers and sons --
Mothers and sons --
Husbands, wives, and sweethearts --
Union brothers --
Confederate brothers --
Twins --
Sibling reunions --
Homecomings.
Responsibility: Michael A. Dreese.
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Explores relationships between soldiers and their fathers and mothers; husbands, wives and sweethearts; brothers (and twin brothers); and includes information on sibling reunions and homecomings that  Read more...

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"engagingly and soundly written"--Civil War News; "will prove rewarding reading for anyone interested in the human tragedy of war"--Strategypage.com; "a curious and interesting work...will prove Read more...

 
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