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Hidden History of Connecticut Union Soldiers (Paperback) (John Banks)

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Over fifty thousand Connecticut soldiers served in the Union army during the Civil War, yet their stories are nearly forgotten today. Among the regiments that served, at least forty sets of brothers perished from battlefield wounds or disease. Little known is the 16th Connecticut chaplain who, as prisoner of war, boldly disregarded a Rebel commander's order forbidding him to pray aloud for President Lincoln. Then there is the story of the 7th Connecticut private who murdered a fellow soldier in the heat of battle and believed the man's ghost returned to torment him. Seven soldiers from Connecticut tragically drowned two weeks after the war officially ended when their ship collided with another vessel on the Potomac. Join author John Banks as he shines a light on many of these forgotten Connecticut Yankees.
Number of Pages: 205
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Hidden History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: John Banks
Language: English
Street Date: October 26, 2015
TCIN: 50113686
UPC: 9781626197923
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-8218
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MSRPwas $21.99

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