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Cape Cod and the Civil War: The Raised Right Arm

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Far from the glistening waters and gray-shingled villages of Cape Cod were the bloody front lines of the American Civil War. During this era, Cape Cod recruiting officers often urged soldiers to “raise the right arm of the old Bay State.” Learn about the Cape’s first casualty of war, Philander Crowell Jr. of Yarmouth, who was a member of the First Massachusetts Regiment; discover how local fishermen made money both by catching fish and by enlisting in the army; and read about the four bloody battles that caused ...
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Far from the glistening waters and gray-shingled villages of Cape Cod were the bloody front lines of the American Civil War. During this era, Cape Cod recruiting officers often urged soldiers to “raise the right arm of the old Bay State.” Learn about the Cape’s first casualty of war, Philander Crowell Jr. of Yarmouth, who was a member of the First Massachusetts Regiment; discover how local fishermen made money both by catching fish and by enlisting in the army; and read about the four bloody battles that caused considerable loss for Cape Codders. Join author and historian Stauffer Miller as he chronicles the untold and riveting history of Cape Cod and the Civil War.
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Robert Grandchamp
"The book is richly illustrated with a variety of images, and makes superb use of newspapers, a resource underused by many Civil War historians."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596299849
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 11/22/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,383,811
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Stauffer Miller is a native of West Virginia. He and his wife, Ellie, moved to Cape Cod in 1994 and resided along Keveney Lane in Barnstable. His interest in the Cape and the Civil War sprang from his membership in the local Civil War Roundtable group. He and Ellie currently live in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Table of Contents

Maps 5

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

1 Abolition and Politics 11

2 First Blood 25

3 Cape Cod and the Navy 35

4 The Transports 43

5 Home Front and Front Line, 1861-62 53

6 Home Front and Front Line, 1863 75

7 Home Front and Front Line, 1864-65 85

8 Final Trumpet 105

Appendix A Cape Cod Civil War Transport Personnel 109

Appendix B Cape Cod Civil War Officers 117

Appendix C Cape Cod Civil War Deaths 121

Notes 135

Bibliography 145

Index 149

About the Author 159

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