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Michigan and the Civil War

Jack Dempsey

Michigan and the Civil War

a great and bloody sacrifice

by Jack Dempsey

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

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  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJack Dempsey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE514 .D46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881907M
    ISBN 101609491734
    ISBN 109781609491734
    LC Control Number2010050612
    OCLC/WorldCa689858591

    Michigan in the War, Revised. Lists name, rank, enlistment date and place, and residence. They swore to serve their country "against all its enemies and opposers," and to most of them "it was no idle oath. It is a series of letter and segment of the diary written by Sergeant Homer B.

    There are of course a plethora of resources online, but try to encourage using resources that allow hands-on research. Nevertheless, his rendition of the war -- filled with all its complexities, ambiguities, vicarious pleasures, overwhelming miseries, inherent contradictions, violent hyperbole and actual violence -- makes utter sense. Union manufacture and deployment of heavy rifled artillery was another main concern, though mainly as a new data point be evaluated alongside their own extensive ordnance testing the latter results of which they tended to favor in part due to their conclusion that U. Politicians still had to represent Michigan in Washington, Lansing and home counties and cities. FHL book

    Published by Yankee Girl Publications in The casualties were staggering: More than 23, soldiers were killed, lay wounded on the field, or went missing after the battle. As little has been written about Union volunteer engineers in the western theater, their unique history will undoubtedly be fascinating reading for Civil War buffs, local historians, and those interested in the history of American military engineering. Our partner history series, Civil War Digital Digest, released a series of four videos in January reviewing the books known then about Michigan's experience in the Civil War. Michigan In the War compiled by Jno. Although the state treasury was not in a condition to meet this request, subscription made the necessary amount available; ten companies were at once mobilized.


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Michigan and the Civil War by Jack Dempsey Download PDF Ebook

There is probably no better book that explains precisely how the Union, guided by these two brilliant officers, won the Civil War. Why did these young men enlist in such numbers? More thanUnion and Confederate soldiers died in the war, which meant that Northerners and Southerners had to deal with the deaths of loved ones and friends in unprecedented numbers -- shocking casualty figures that exceeded anything that Americans ever experienced before.

Given that Union authorities basically abandoned military ballooning byit might seem odd at first glance that Somerville devotes so much space in the book to the Civil War's aeronautical legacy.

Most of these books are in print and in paper editions and may be purchased at your local bookstore, from out-of-print book dealers, or from any of numerous book retailers on the Internet links provided in the list below are to BarnesandNoble.

Even though, as mentioned above, the British singled out the Charleston harbor campaign for special attention, they nevertheless failed to apply their observations to improving their own formal forms of land and naval cooperation the author cites Alexandria in and Gallipoli in as primary examples of poor interservice coordination.

At the University of Michigan student companies were organized and formed a University battalion in which nearly every student was enrolled.

In addition to pointing out that tremendous advances in twentieth-century Michigan and the Civil War book necessarily clouded the Michigan and the Civil War book of many teachings drawn from s warfare, Somerville makes a powerful case that British late-Victorian intellectual engagement with Civil War lessons was significant and sustained.

If you are only casually interested in the Civil War, this is the one book you should read and own. Glenn W. On 16 Family History Library films. The book, published inwon the Bancroft Prize in American History.

In the words of Henry Potter, "We came down here to fight for the preservation of the Union, to put down the rebellion which had broken out to destroy it.

Instead, the author blends his account of the two generals into a perfect whole and makes us feel, page after page, that we are in the presence of these great soldiers, marching off to war or sitting by a campfire with them. The author is almost certainly correct to argue that too much criticism of the British military is unfairly rooted in negative post-WWI commentary.

Note that a majority of soldier deaths were due to illness and disease, not the direct result of war injuries. Ocala, FL: Action Publishing, It seemed as if the men could not make noise enough. Welcome to allmichigancivilwar.

NY: Dover, Families may have family trees that they are willing to share with the class. They fought light-hearted skirmishes.

In the meantime, the War Department authorized Michigan to raise three other regiments, but at the same time stated that it was "important to reduce rather than increase that number.

On 7 Family History Library films. Regiments - Meet the men who served from Michigan! Faust An updated roster and information on the men of the 11th Michigan Infantry.

Students can use the index guide to find information regarding specific soldiers. In the end, what British artillery specialists saw of massive-bore, lower-velocity Union siege guns tended to reinforce their own view that smaller-bore, high-velocity artillery was the preferred option for reducing forts and earthworks.

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Be cautious, however, Michigan and the Civil War book stories are many times, just that, stories! They were filled with enthusiasm, loyalty and patriotism, determined to maintain the Union at any cost.The 16th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War, Revised and Updated [Kim Crawford].

On the hot summer evening of July 2,at the climax of the struggle for a Pennsylvania hill called Little Round Top, four Confederate regiments charge up the westerAuthor: Kim Crawford.

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Mar 26,  · Building upon the current scholarship of the Civil War, the Midwest, and Michigan’s role in the national experience, Michigan’s War is a documentary history of the Civil War era as told by the state’s residents and observers in private letters, reminiscences, newspapers, and other contemporary sources.

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