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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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Michigan at Antietam : The Wolverine State's Sacrifice on America's Bloodiest Day
Michigan at Antietam : The Wolverine State's Sacrifice on America's Bloodiest Day
by Dempsey, Jack; Egen, Brian James
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Michigan at Antietam : The Wolverine State's Sacrifice on America's Bloodiest Day

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   David D. Finney Jr.p. 7
Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgementsp. 15
List of Mapsp. 19
1The Crisis: Invasion and National Perilp. 21
2The Lost Order: Michiganders Hold the Keyp. 33
3Rookie Heroism: The Stonewall Regimentp. 43
4Michigan Leadership: At Lansing and the Frontp. 55
5Dawn of Battle: Michigan Christens the Fieldp. 69
6Sanctification of Sacrifice: The 7th Michigan's Destiny in Marylandp. 77
7At the Bloody Lane: Richardson's Breakthroughp. 103
8Willcox and the Final Hours: Near Complete Victorp. 111
9Pursuit to the Potomac: The Battle of Shepherdstownp. 121
10Aftermath: A Proclamation and Its Pricep. 137
11Memory: Michigan and a Monumentp. 157
Conclusion: A More Perfect Unionp. 171
Appendix AUnion and Confederate Order of Battle: September 17, 1862p. 175
Appendix BMichigan at Antietam Day Proclamationp. 205
Appendix CJohn A. Clark Story: 1 st Lieutenant Company D, 7 th Michigan Infantryp. 207
Appendix DWoodruff's Batteryp. 217
Appendix EMichigan Losses by Regiment: Maryland Campaignp. 219
Notesp. 221
Bibliographical Notep. 265
Indexp. 267
About the Authorsp. 271
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