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For country, cause & leader : the Civil War journal of Charles B. Haydon / edited by Stephen W. Sears.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328744821 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (397 pages) : illustrations, photographs 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1993.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Kalamazoo Light Guard joins up -- To the seat of war -- Battle along Bull Run -- Duty with the Army of the Potomac -- Soldiering is very nice business -- In winter quarters -- Company officer -- Yorktown besieged -- Onward to Richmond -- Retreat from Richmond -- Cross and mad all day -- To the western theater -- No doubt that I was hit -- A Valley Forge winter.
Summary, etc.:
The diaries of a man from Michigan as he served in the Union army from 1861 to 1864. Haydon fought at both Battles of Bull Run; in the Peninsula campaign; at Fredericksburg; Vicksburg; and Knoxville. He died of pneumonia while on leave in 1864.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Haydon, Charles B., 1834-1864 > Diaries.
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) > Biography.
Soldiers > Michigan > Diaries.
Michigan > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
Michigan > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories.

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