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Author Brown, Thaddeus C. S., 1838-1927.

Title Behind the guns : the history of Battery I, 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery / Thaddeus C.S. Brown, Samuel J. Murphy, William G. Putney ; edited with a foreword by Clyde C. Walton ; preface by W.G. Putney
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 180 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Shawnee classics
Shawnee classics.
Contents Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps; Foreword; Preface; 1. Battery I is Mustered into Service; 2. Early Campaigns and Garrison Duty; 3. The Battle of Perryville; 4. The Bloody Battle of Chickamauga; 5. The Atlanta Campaign; 6. With Sherman to the Sea; 7. The End of the War: Aftermath; Appendix 1: Life in Rebel Prisons; Appendix 2: Personnel of Battery I; Appendix 3: A Song of Battery I; Index; The Shawnee Classics Series; Back Cover
Summary Much has been written of the infantry and the cavalry during the Civil War, but little attention has been paid the artillery. Through the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge in 1863 and the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 and with General Sherman's forces on the famous March to the Sea, the acts of a courageous fighting group are vividly recounted in Behind the Guns: The History of Battery I, 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery. Originally published in 1965 in a limited edition, this regimental history of a light artillery unit was written by three of its soldiers, including
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject United States. Army. Illinois Light Artillery Regiment, 2nd. Battery I (1861-1865)
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Murphy, Samuel J., 1834-1918.
Putney, William G., 1842-1919.
Walton, Clyde C.
LC no. 00029164
ISBN 0585468311 (electronic bk.)
9780585468310 (electronic bk.)
9780809390373 (e-book)