By Zack C. Waters,James C. Edmonds,Robert K. Krick

A unit that observed major motion in lots of of the engagements of the Civil War’s japanese theater.

 

Until this paintings, no accomplished learn of the Florida devices that served in Robert E. Lee’s military of Northern Virginia (ANV) were tried, and difficulties attend the few reviews of specific Florida devices that experience seemed. in line with greater than twenty years of analysis, Waters and Edmonds have produced a learn that covers all devices from Florida within the ANV, and does so in an goal and trustworthy fashion.

 

Drawn from what was once then a turbulent and thinly settled frontier sector, the Florida troops serving within the Confederacy have been by no means quite a few, yet they'd the nice or undesirable success of discovering themselves at an important issues in numerous major battles akin to Gettysburg the place their behavior remains to be a resource of competition. also, the research of those devices and their carrier allows an exam of significant themes affecting the Civil conflict soldier: loss of offers, the prestige of parents at domestic, dissension over civilian keep watch over of infantrymen and devices from some of the accomplice states, and common and comprehensible difficulties of morale. regardless of the appalling stipulations of wrestle, those infantrymen have been able to the top braveness in wrestle. This paintings is a crucial contribution to the list of Lee’s troops, ever a subject matter of excessive interest.

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