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Remembering Michigan's Civil War soldiers

Author: David Dorsey Finney; Judith Stermer McIntosh
Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2015]
Series: Images of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry regiment arrived in Washington, DC, President Lincoln exclaimed: Thank God for Michigan! The state raised more than 90,000 men to serve during the Civil War, and 69 of them received the Medal of Honor. Notable Michiganders include Gens. Israel Richardson, Orlando Poe, Alpheus Williams, Orlando Willcox, and George Hartsuff, as well as The Boy General, George Armstrong Custer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Pictorial works
Biography Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dorsey Finney; Judith Stermer McIntosh
ISBN: 9781467113458 146711345X
OCLC Number: 894931895
Description: 127 pages : illustrations, 24 cm
Contents: With stars on their shoulders --
Officers and gentlemen of regiments and companies --
The rank and file --
Camp scenes, field musicians, and unknowns --
The ultimate sacrifice --
Bravery, gallantry, valor, and the Medal of Honor --
Veterans' memories and monuments.
Series Title: Images of America.
Responsibility: David D. Finney Jr. and Judith Stermer McIntosh.
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"When the 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry regiment arrived in Washington, DC, President Lincoln exclaimed: Thank God for Michigan! The state raised more than 90,000 men to serve during the Civil War, and 69 of them received the Medal of Honor. Notable Michiganders include Gens. Israel Richardson, Orlando Poe, Alpheus Williams, Orlando Willcox, and George Hartsuff, as well as The Boy General, George Armstrong Custer, and Officer Norman Hall, who was stationed at Fort Sumter when the war began. Featuring images of the 4th Michigan Cavalry, which captured Confederate president Jefferson Davis at the wars end, and never-before-published photographs of Wolverine soldiers, Images of America: Remembering Michigans Civil War Soldiers highlights hundreds of Michiganians who were committed to preserving the Union."-- From back cover.

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