The Resource Conspicuous Gallantry : The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Eric Faust, (electronic resource)

Conspicuous Gallantry : The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Eric Faust, (electronic resource)

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Conspicuous Gallantry : The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry
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Conspicuous Gallantry
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The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry
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Eric Faust
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The Union states of what is now the Midwest have received far less attention from historians than those of the East, and much of Michigan's Civil War story remains untold. The eloquent letters of James W. King shed light on a Civil War regiment that played important roles in the battles of Stones River, Chickamauga, and Missionary Ridge. King enlisted in the 11th Michigan in 1861 as a private and rose to the rank of quartermaster sergeant. His correspondence continues into the era of Reconstruction, when he tried his hand at raising cotton in Tennessee and Alabama and found himself caught up in the social and political upheavals of the postwar South. King went off to war as an obscure nineteen-year-old farm boy, but he was anything but average. His letters to Sarah Jane Babcock, his future wife, vividly illustrate the plight and perspective of the rankand- file Union infantryman while revealing the innermost thoughts of an articulate, romantic, and educated young man. King's wartime correspondence explores a myriad of issues faced by the common Federal soldier: the angst, uncertainty, and hope associated with long-distance courtship
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973.7/474
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E514.5 11th
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Civil War in the North
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adult
Conspicuous Gallantry : The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Eric Faust, (electronic resource)
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Conspicuous Gallantry : The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters ofJames W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Eric Faust, (electronic resource)
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