By Martin N. Bertera, Kim Crawford
This attention-grabbing narrative tells the tale of a notable regiment on the heart of Civil conflict heritage. The real-life experience emerges from bills of rankings of squaddies who served within the 4th Michigan Infantry, gleaned from their diaries, letters, and memoirs; the studies in their officials and commanders; the tales via newshounds who coated them; and the memories of the Confederates who fought opposed to them. The e-book contains stories of existence in camp, portraying the Michigan squaddies as daily people—recounting their useful jokes, health problems, political beliefs, character conflicts, comradeship, and courage.
The e-book additionally tells the real tale of what occurred to Colonel Harrison Jeffords and the 4th Michigan while the regiment marched into John Rose's wheat box on a sweltering early July night at Gettysburg. past the myths and romanticized newspaper tales, this account offers the old facts of Jeffords's heroic, but tragic, hand-to-hand fight for his regiment's U.S. flag.
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