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Conspicuous gallantry : the Civil War and Reconstruction letters of James W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Author: James W King; Eric R Faust
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2015]
Series: Civil War in the North.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a unique and fascinating collection of letters from a soldier, planter and journalist. The Union states of what is now the Midwest have received far less attention from historians than those of the East, and much of Michigan's Civil War story remains untold. The eloquent letters of James W. King shed light on a Civil War regiment that played important roles in the battles of Stones River, Chickamauga, and  Read more...
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King, James W., 1842-1903.
Conspicuous gallantry.
(DLC) 2014049078
(OCoLC)899229083
Named Person: James W King; James W King
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W King; Eric R Faust
ISBN: 9781606352434 1606352431 9781631011382 1631011383 9781631011399 1631011391
OCLC Number: 1088988545
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 285 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Historical cast --
Drum and fife : September-December, 1861 --
Rations and coffins : January-April, 1862 --
The celebrated John Morgan : May-December, 1862 --
The worst scourge : December 1862-June 1863 --
This cannot be a defeat : June 1863-April 1864 --
The cannons' deep roar : April 1864-December 1865 --
King Cotton : December 1865-January 1868 --
The battle of life : January 1868-October 1903 --
Appendix A --
Appendix B.
Series Title: Civil War in the North.
Responsibility: edited by Eric R. Faust.

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