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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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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library E 514.5 2ND .H38 1993 30516905 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0395663601 :
  • Physical Description: xvii, 371 p. : 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.
Subject: Haydon, Charles B., 1834-1864 > Diaries.
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) > Biography.
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.
Soldiers > Michigan > Diaries.

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For Country, Cause and Leader : The Civil War Journal of Charles B. Haydon
For Country, Cause and Leader : The Civil War Journal of Charles B. Haydon
by Sears, Stephen W. (Editor)
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For Country, Cause and Leader : The Civil War Journal of Charles B. Haydon


Somewhat older than most soldiers, Haydon, a Union soldier who fought from Bull Run to Knoxville, was also well educated. He wrote to be read. Editor Sears introduces this compilation of 20 pocket diaries and supplies contextual notes. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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