They Nearly All Died: The Nineteenth Indiana Regiment in the by William E. Galyean

By William E. Galyean

Ten younger males from a small Indiana city volunteer to absorb hands opposed to the Confederates as warfare breaks out among North and South. the lads will turn out their mettle as a part of corporation ok of the 19th Volunteer Regiment, a part of the Union military of the Potomacs Iron Brigade. often called fierce combatants, the brigade will undergo many of the heaviest casualties in the course of the Civil conflict. they're going to struggle very important battles over 3 years, together with moment Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, and the conflict of the barren region. Their activities can assist make sure the destiny of a state. This in-depth historical past explores what divided North and South, why affliction used to be extra harmful than enemy squaddies, and what activities have been taken every day to outlive, bearing on key generals and political figures. basic files, together with letters written by means of squaddies, offer insights into how the warfare improved. detect what it intended to be a Union soldier in They approximately All Died.

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