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


Drawn from what used to be then a turbulent and thinly settled frontier quarter, the Florida troops serving within the Confederacy have been by no means quite a few, yet that they had the great or undesirable good fortune of discovering themselves at the most important issues in different major battles similar 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 significant subject matters affecting the Civil battle soldier: loss of offers, the prestige of oldsters at domestic, dissension over civilian keep an eye on of infantrymen and devices from a number of the accomplice states, and frequent and comprehensible difficulties of morale. regardless of the appalling stipulations of wrestle, those infantrymen have been in a position to the top braveness in wrestle. This paintings is a vital contribution to the list of Lee’s troops, ever a topic of extreme interest.

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