Twenty-Seventh Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Twenty-Seventh Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

by Terry Scriber
     
 

"A masterful job . . . reads like a novel instead of just the dry facts about a battle. We see the human side of his facts."
--Paula Stobaugh, secretary, Conway County Genealogical Society

The first written history devoted exclusively to the Twenty-seventh Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, this book traces the military formation of this regiment after the Louisiana

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"A masterful job . . . reads like a novel instead of just the dry facts about a battle. We see the human side of his facts."
--Paula Stobaugh, secretary, Conway County Genealogical Society

The first written history devoted exclusively to the Twenty-seventh Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, this book traces the military formation of this regiment after the Louisiana Secession Convention in 1861, the infantry's courageous defense of Vicksburg, Mississippi, during the forty-seven-day Union siege, and the fate of the unit after the Confederate surrender of the fortress city in 1863.

A valuable historical and genealogical resource for any Civil War enthusiast, included is a wealth of archival information and photographs, details of the regiment's organization, a biographical register of each soldier, including rank, promotions, service records, captures and paroles, medical history, and personal information, and even detailed driving directions to soldiers' grave sites.

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ISBN-13:
9781589803749
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,463,339
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.10(d)

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