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Author Wills, Brian Steel, 1959- author

Title Inglorious passages : noncombat deaths in the American Civil War / Brian Steel Wills
Published Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Contents Introduction: "This inglorious taking off" -- The first fatalities -- The battle in camp -- "The rhythm of the rails" -- Not fooling with Mother Nature -- Slipshod soldiering -- Not so friendly fire -- "As neere to heaven by sea" -- Industrial and storage mishaps -- Collateral casualties -- Not cheating the hangman -- Conclusion: "There is no glory in it"
Subject Soldiers -- United States -- Death -- History -- 19th century.
War casualties -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Casualties.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0700625097 (electronic bk.)
9780700625093 (electronic bk.)