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Inhaltsangabe: State Troops and Volunteers contains 603 rare and striking photographs of Tar Heel soldiers who lived, fought, and died during the Civil War.
This volume differs from previous books of Civil War photographs in two important ways. First, the author, relying principally on compiled military service records and family histories, has assembled a detailed account of each soldier's wartime career. Included, when available, are the soldier's civilian occupation, dates of birth and death, date of enlistment, unit affiliation, and events that affected him while in service. Second, the volume includes a vast array of previously unpublished photographs held by family members of the pictured soldiers. Fully three quarters of the images reproduced in State Troops and Volunteers remain in the hands of descendants of the pictured soldiers.
State Troops and Volunteers opens with rare images of North Carolinians who fought in the Mexican War or served in the antebellum state militia. Men like these formed the leadership core of the state's early Civil War units. Chapter 2 focuses on the men who enthusiastically enlisted during 1861, the first year of the Civil War. Chapters 3 and 4 are topical in nature and examine cavalry and family portraits respectively. Chapter 5, arranged chronologically, pictures North Carolinians who served through the grueling year of 1862. Chapters 2 and 5 also feature brief narratives on the campaigns and battles that the soldiers encountered and recount their experiences, often in the men's own words.
This volume presents a unique blend of important images and illuminating text that offers readers the opportunity to see beyond the faces of Tar Heels who fought, and often died, during the Civil War.
About the Author: Greg Mast is an independent Civil War scholar and enthusiast of military photography. He holds a Master's degree in history from Duke University.
Titel: State Troops and Volunteers: A Photographic ...
Verlag: North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1995. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. This is a fine hardcover first edition copy, midnight blue cloth binding, gold spine lettering, in a mylar protected DJ, that is taped, gray spine. MEDIA SHIPPING ONLY, extra for airmail or international shipping. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 077773
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Archives and History. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Heavy wear. Moderate interior markings. DJ shows wear. Spine shows wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BOOK-0847-00977
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Archives and History, Raleigh, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 1st ed. Folio. Bray cloth. xvi, 381 pp, many photo plates and illustrations. Fine in Near Fine d/j. The jacket has a couple of very tiny edge tears and very slightly worn at the head of the spine else very Fine. A beautiful copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 017807
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Arc, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020865262640
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 865262640
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0865262640
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Arc, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110865262640
Buchbeschreibung North Carolina Division of Arc, 1995. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P010865262640