ON MANY A BLOODY FIELD: Four Years in the Iron Brigade

By: Alan D. Gaff

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... an excellent unit history of a renowned regiment... " --The Civil War News

... American history on a human scale... " --Kirkus Reviews

The author gives some of the best descriptions of the daily life of a Civil War soldier that can be found anywhere." --Library Journal

On Many a Bloody Field is a masterpiece of Civil War scholarship and painstaking historical research." --The Bookwatch

... meticulously researched, day-by-day history of Company B, 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment.... T]he real essence of this book is its detailed attention to the common soldiers.... A]s a representative of its genre, it probably is without many peers." --Journal of Southern History

On Many a Bloody Field follows one of the Civil War's most famous combat organizations--Company B, 19th Indiana Volunteers of the Iron Brigade, in a vivid account of ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances. Alan Gaff follows the men from recruitment through mustering out, from the tedium of camp to the excitement of battle. A close-up view of the experience of war, told from the soldiers' perspective, often in the words of the men themselves.

Title: ON MANY A BLOODY FIELD: Four Years in the Iron Brigade

Author Name: Alan D. Gaff

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1999-03-01

ISBN Number: 0253212944

ISBN Number 13: 9780253212948

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU20153285