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The galvanized Yankees

Author: Dee Brown
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1986], ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... story of the ... Confederate soldiers who were recruited from Union prison camps in the North to serve in the West"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dee Brown
ISBN: 080326075X 9780803260757
OCLC Number: 13093713
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1963.
"A Bison book."
Description: 243 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
"Bloody year on the plains" --
Oaths and allegiances --
Soldiering on the wide Missouri --
"Give it back to the indians" --
From the Cimarron to the powder --
From Camp Douglas to Camp Douglas --
The incredible Captain Shank --
Ohioans from dixie: the Powder river expedition --
Blizzard march --
Last man out --
A note on the galvanized confederates.
Responsibility: by Dee Brown.
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From 1864 to 1866 six regiments of Galvanized Yankees fought Indians, escorted supply trains along the Oregon and Sante Fe trails, accompanied expeditions, guarded surveying parties for the Union  Read more...

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