The 11th Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

The 11th Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

by Ronald G. Griffin
     
 

From inception to the final roll call, this regimental history traces the 11th Regiment of Alabama Volunteers from its 1861 creation to the Confederate surrender at Appomattox. The work follows the 11th Alabama through various battles including Manassas, Fredericksburg, Salem Church and Gettysburg. Drawing on personal correspondence such as letters and diaries, it… See more details below

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From inception to the final roll call, this regimental history traces the 11th Regiment of Alabama Volunteers from its 1861 creation to the Confederate surrender at Appomattox. The work follows the 11th Alabama through various battles including Manassas, Fredericksburg, Salem Church and Gettysburg. Drawing on personal correspondence such as letters and diaries, it presents the soldiers as individuals and contributes to the dialogue on why the typical Southern soldier fought in the war. The geographical movement of the regiment throughout the war, its key leaders and the organization of its companies are also discussed in detail. Over 90 period photographs add to the story of this remarkable unit.

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Civil War News
Griffin is clear and concise in his story...a valuable resource. Griffin has made a significant contribution. He has ably honored one of the foremost fighting regiments in the Confederate Army

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786471584
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/15/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
294
Sales rank:
1,062,068
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.70(d)

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