The war for the common soldier : how men thought, fought, and survived in Civil War armies / Peter S. Carmichael.
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|Kirtland Community College Library||E 607 .C37 2018||30775305552813||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781469643090
- ISBN: 146964309X
- Physical Description: 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 
- Copyright: ©2018
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-379) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Comrades, camp, and community -- Providence and cheerfulness -- Writing home -- Courage and cowardice -- Desertion and military justice -- Facing the enemy and confronting defeat -- The trophies of victory and the relics of defeat.
"Based on close examination of the letters and records left behind by individual soldiers from both the North and the South, Carmichael explores the totality of the Civil War experience--the marching, the fighting, the boredom, the idealism, the exhaustion, the punishments, and the frustrations of being away from families who often faced their own dire circumstances"--Provided by publisher.
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