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The 37th North Carolina Troops : Tarheels in the Army of Northern Virginia - Michael C. Hardy

The 37th North Carolina Troops

Tarheels in the Army of Northern Virginia

Hardcover Published: 31st May 2003
ISBN: 9780786415434
Number Of Pages: 272

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North Carolina contributed more of her sons to the Confederate cause than any other state. The 37th North Carolina, made up of men from the western part of the state, served in famous battles like Chancellorsville and Gettysburg as well as in lesser known engagements like Hanover Courthouse and New Bern. This is the account of the unit's four years' service, told largely in the soldiers' own words. Drawn from letters, diaries, and postwar articles and interviews, this history of the 37th North Carolina follows the unit from its organization in November 1861 until its surrender at Appomattox. The book includes maps illustrating the unit's position in several engagements, as well as photographs of the key players in the 37th's story. Appendices include a complete roster of the unit and a listing of individuals buried in large sites such as prison cemeteries. A bibliography and index are also included.

Prefacep. 1
"A free and independent people": August-September 1861p. 3
"We have a fine Drill master": October 1861-January 1862p. 18
"Our Men are allmost Crazy to Meet the Enemy": January-April 1862p. 30
"Coln Lees men stood ... as firm as rocks": May-June 1862p. 53
"Waiting for the Yankees--to come over and see us": June-July 1862p. 65
"I Doo not knew where Jackson will stop": July-September 1862p. 80
"I believe I hav roat a bout awl I can think of that is worth riting": September 1862-April 1863p. 103
"One of the bloodiest pages of history": April-May 1863p. 126
"Things are faverable for a Glorious Campaign": June-July 1863p. 140
"Able to give the enemy a good fight whenever it is necessary": August 1863-April 1864p. 161
"Let us drop a tear to the memory of that noble boy who now sleeps upon that bloody battlefield": May 1864p. 180
"Only the sharp shooters and canonade": May-December 1864p. 198
"The support of a completely fallen cause": January-April 1865p. 217
"Grand, grim, titantic warrors of a cause": April 1865-Presentp. 235
Rosterp. 263
Transferred to the Thirty-seventh North Carolina Troopsp. 297
Transferred from the Thirty-seventh North Carolina Troopsp. 300
Invalid Corpsp. 302
Transfers to the United States Armyp. 304
Courts-Martialp. 305
Appomattox Paroleesp. 309
Notesp. 313
Bibliographyp. 331
Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9780786415434
ISBN-10: 0786415436
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 31st May 2003
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.77

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