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Michigan at Antietam : the Wolverine State's sacrifice on America's bloodiest day

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Kirtland Community College Library E 474.65 .D46 2015 30775305512452 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781626199279
  • ISBN: 1626199272
  • Physical Description: print
    272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Crisis: Invasion and national peril -- The lost order: Michiganders hold the key -- Rookie heroism: The Stonewall Regiment -- Michigan leadership: At Lansing and the front -- Dawn of battle: Michigan christens the field -- Sanctification of sacrifice: The 7th Michigan's desiny in Maryland -- At the bloody land: Richardson's breakthrough -- Willcox and the final hours: Near complete victory -- Pursuit to the Potomac: The Battle of Shepherdstown -- Aftermath: A proclamation and its price -- Memory: Michigan and a moment -- Conclusion: A more perfect union.
Summary, etc.: America's single bloodiest day was the the Battle of Antietam, and Michigan played a prominent role. Discover the state's connections to the Lost Order, one the Civil War's greatest mysteries. Explore George A. Custer's role as a staff officer in combat. Mourn the extraordinary losses Michiganders suffered, including one regiment losing nearly half its strength at the epicenter of the battle. The Wolverine State's contributions to secure the Union and enable the Emancipation Proclamation are vast and worthy of a monumnet on the battlefield. Authors Jack Dempsey and Brian James Egan provide research and analysis that shed new insights on the role of Michigan soldiers and civilians during the epic struggle. - Book cover.
Subject: Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
Michigan History Civil War, 1861-1865
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
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