Physical Description:print 127 pages : illustrations, 24 cm.
Publisher:Charleston, South Carolina :Arcadia Publishing,
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Includes bibliographical references (page 127).
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With stars on their shoulders -- Officers and gentlemen of regiments and companies -- The rank and file -- Camp scenes, field musicians, and unknowns -- The ultimate sacrifice -- Bravery, gallantry, valor, and the Medal of Honor -- Veterans' memories and monuments.
"When the 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry regiment arrived in Washington, DC, President Lincoln exclaimed: Thank God for Michigan! The state raised more than 90,000 men to serve during the Civil War, and 69 of them received the Medal of Honor. Notable Michiganders include Gens. Israel Richardson, Orlando Poe, Alpheus Williams, Orlando Willcox, and George Hartsuff, as well as The Boy General, George Armstrong Custer, and Officer Norman Hall, who was stationed at Fort Sumter when the war began. Featuring images of the 4th Michigan Cavalry, which captured Confederate president Jefferson Davis at the wars end, and never-before-published photographs of Wolverine soldiers, Images of America: Remembering Michigans Civil War Soldiers highlights hundreds of Michiganians who were committed to preserving the Union."-- From back cover.