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By Zack C. Waters,James C. Edmonds,Robert K. Krick

ISBN-10: 0817316795

ISBN-13: 9780817316792

ISBN-10: 0817357742

ISBN-13: 9780817357740

A unit that observed major motion in lots of of the engagements of the Civil War’s japanese theater.

 

Until this paintings, no finished research of the Florida devices that served in Robert E. Lee’s military of Northern Virginia (ANV) have been tried, and difficulties attend the few reports of specific Florida devices that experience seemed. in accordance with greater than 20 years of analysis, Waters and Edmonds have produced a learn that covers all devices from Florida within the ANV, and does so in an goal and trustworthy fashion.

 

Drawn from what used to be then a turbulent and thinly settled frontier zone, the Florida troops serving within the Confederacy have been by no means a variety of, yet that they had the nice or undesirable success of discovering themselves at an important issues in different major battles resembling Gettysburg the place their behavior is still a resource of competition. also, the learn of those devices and their carrier allows an exam of vital themes affecting the Civil struggle soldier: loss of provides, the prestige of parents at domestic, dissension over civilian keep watch over of squaddies and devices from a few of the accomplice states, and common and comprehensible difficulties of morale. regardless of the appalling stipulations of strive against, those squaddies have been in a position to the top braveness in wrestle. This paintings is a crucial contribution to the list of Lee’s troops, ever a topic of excessive interest.

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