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Author Brown, Kent Masterson, 1949-

Title Cushing of Gettysburg : the Story of a Union Artillery Commander
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (369 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Prologue: ""In the Midst of Life We Are in Death""; 1. ""His Mother Is Poor but Highly Committed""; Illustrations; 2. ""I Am Boning Everything""; 3. ""I Fancy I Did Some of the Prettiest Firing""; 4. ""It Was the Grandest Sight""; 5. ""My God! We Must Get Out of This!""; 6. ""The Army Is Extremely Disgusted""; 7. ""The Elements Are at War with the Army""; 8. ""Forward into Battery!""; 9. ""By Hand to the Front!""; Epilogue: ""Faithful until Death""; Appendix: Roster, Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G
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Summary "" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature
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Subject Cushing, Alonzo H., 1841-1863.
United States. Army. Artillery -- Biography.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813146054 (electronic bk)
0813146062 (electronic bk)
9780813146058 (electronic bk)
9780813146065 (electronic bk)