By John Langellier, John White
A Union supporter as soon as acknowledged, "What is a man's lifestyles worthy if our wonderful union is to be shattered by way of traitors?" President Lincoln's volunteers and conscripted squaddies accelerated the everlasting Union military to incorporate 1,700 regiments of foot squaddies in the course of the process the struggle. those that turned a part of "Mr. Lincoln's military" got here from a variety of social and financial stipulations, they usually documented their day by day existence in diaries, letters and memoirs. Drawing on those narratives, modern images, and meticulous archival learn, this publication offers a bright account of the typical Union infantryman from recruitment and coaching to his stories at the battlefield through the American Civil conflict (1861-1865).
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