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From home guards to heroes [electronic resource] : the 87th Pennsylvania and its Civil War community / Dennis W. Brandt.

By: Brandt, Dennis W, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Shades of blue and gray series: Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xx, 274 p.) : ill., maps, ports.ISBN: 9780826265425 (electronic bk.); 0826265421 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 87th (1861-1865) | United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century | Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- York County -- History -- 19th century | Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Adams County -- History -- 19th century | Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States. Army | Electronic books | HISTORYGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From home guards to heroes.DDC classification: 973.7/448 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Seeds -- Initial test : April-July 1861 -- Genesis -- The rank and file -- Commanders and their companies -- Discipline problems -- Desertion -- Mine Run, military law, and Andrew B. Smith -- South-central Pennsylvania and race -- Winter camp, the Overland Campaign, and Petersburg -- Monocacy -- Final days of war -- Postwar politics and reunions -- Epilogue: Two tales of closure.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index.

Seeds -- Initial test : April-July 1861 -- Genesis -- The rank and file -- Commanders and their companies -- Discipline problems -- Desertion -- Mine Run, military law, and Andrew B. Smith -- South-central Pennsylvania and race -- Winter camp, the Overland Campaign, and Petersburg -- Monocacy -- Final days of war -- Postwar politics and reunions -- Epilogue: Two tales of closure.

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From home guards to heroes by Brandt, Dennis W., ©2006
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