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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 accomplished examine of the Florida devices that served in Robert E. Lee’s military of Northern Virginia (ANV) were tried, and difficulties attend the few stories of specific Florida devices that experience seemed. in response to greater than 20 years of analysis, Waters and Edmonds have produced a examine that covers all devices from Florida within the ANV, and does so in an target and trustworthy fashion.


Drawn from what was once then a turbulent and thinly settled frontier sector, the Florida troops serving within the Confederacy have been by no means quite a few, yet that they had the nice or undesirable good fortune of discovering themselves at the most important issues in numerous major battles comparable to Gettysburg the place their behavior is still a resource of competition. also, the examine of those devices and their carrier allows an exam of vital themes affecting the Civil struggle soldier: loss of offers, the prestige of parents at domestic, dissension over civilian keep watch over of squaddies and devices from some 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 checklist of Lee’s troops, ever a subject matter of excessive interest.

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