Illinois in the Civil War

Illinois in the Civil War

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0252061659
  • 9780252061653

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Victor Hicken tells the richly detailed story of the common soldiers who marched from Illinois to fight and die on Civil War battlefields. The second edition of the 1966 classic includes a new preface, twenty-four illustrations, and a twenty-five-page addendum to the bibliography that provides many new sources of information on Illinois regiments.show more

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"A hewn and sanded piece of craftsmanship... A century after his quarter of a million principals completed their work, [Hicken] has done them to a turn in a book that ought to become, a little belatedly, a model of its kind." -- Journal of American History. "One of the finest state war histories to be published." -- The Civil War Newsshow more

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