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After Glory By Robert Terry
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At age 15 John Darling Terry enlisted in the 1st Mass., by the age of 16 he loss a leg taking the last canon in the battle of Newbern. Discharged as an invalid in NYC he volunteered in the Draft... More > Riots and earned an appointment as a Lieutenant in General Wild's African Brigade. While fighting at the battle of Olustee alongside what remained of the 54th Mass. he had his prosthetic leg shot off but returned to the line. In June of 1865 he was promoted Captain to serve with General Saxton at the Freemen Bureau. Four months later he was demoted for questionable charges of missing a leg. The army reversed that demotion in 2014. John Darling was demoted because he served with a group of officers that refused to take back the foty acre land grants General Sherman issued during the war. To this day some of those lands are still owned by the families of former slaves because the actions of these honorable men.< Less
Confederate Military History - Florida By John Jackson Dickison
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are also individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West... More > Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
There Let Me Live and Die By Eric Musgrove
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Born in the woods of the North Florida frontier, young Richard Alexander dreams of joining a steamboat on the Suwannee River. His dreams and innocence are shattered as the War Between the States... More > envelopes the South. Fighting for freedom and his home, Richard comes of age before his time as his romantic notions of war are replaced by death, deprivation, and carnage. Returning to his childhood home a different person, he deals with the economic and political changes wrought on the South by Reconstruction. Earning a living in carpentry, steamboating, phosphate, and railroads, Richard's journey to prove himself worthy to the people and world around him brings him into contact with a wide variety of historical characters. His family life marred by war and death,Richard matures and accepts what life has to deal him while facing war, the Ku Klux Klan, race relations, financial hardships, and technological advances only dreamed of in his youth.< Less
There Let Me Live and Die By Eric Musgrove
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Born in the woods of the North Florida frontier, young Richard Alexander dreams of joining a steamboat on the Suwannee River. His dreams and innocence are shattered as the War Between the States... More > envelopes the South. Fighting for freedom and his home, Richard comes of age before his time as his romantic notions of war are replaced by death, deprivation, and carnage. Returning to his childhood home a different person, he deals with the economic and political changes wrought on the South by Reconstruction. Earning a living in carpentry, steamboating, phosphate, and railroads, Richard's journey to prove himself worthy to the people and world around him brings him into contact with a wide variety of historical characters. His family life marred by war and death,Richard matures and accepts what life has to deal him while facing war, the Ku Klux Klan, race relations, financial hardships, and technological advances only dreamed of in his youth.< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars By John Rigdon
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The Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, in April, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were from Atlanta and Brunswick, and Glynn and Montgomery... More > counties. It was brigaded under General Toombs and in April, 1862, contained 367 effectives. Transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigade, the unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg. During 1863, the 1st was stationed along the Apalachicola River in Florida. The 1st was then ordered to Florida, assigned to G.P. Harrison's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and fought at Olustee.< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars By John Rigdon
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The Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, in April, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were from Atlanta and Brunswick, and Glynn and Montgomery... More > counties. It was brigaded under General Toombs and in April, 1862, contained 367 effectives. Transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigade, the unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg. During 1863, the 1st was stationed along the Apalachicola River in Florida. The 1st was then ordered to Florida, assigned to G.P. Harrison's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and fought at Olustee.< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars By John Rigdon
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The Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, in April, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were from Atlanta and Brunswick, and Glynn and Montgomery... More > counties. It was brigaded under General Toombs and in April, 1862, contained 367 effectives. Transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigade, the unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg. During 1863, the 1st was stationed along the Apalachicola River in Florida. The 1st was then ordered to Florida, assigned to G.P. Harrison's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and fought at Olustee.< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars By John Rigdon
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The Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment Regulars completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, in April, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were from Atlanta and Brunswick, and Glynn and Montgomery... More > counties. It was brigaded under General Toombs and in April, 1862, contained 367 effectives. Transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigade, the unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg. During 1863, the 1st was stationed along the Apalachicola River in Florida. The 1st was then ordered to Florida, assigned to G.P. Harrison's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and fought at Olustee.< Less
The Far Land By Alan Hemus
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Hinkle’s Swampers were a SOUTHERN unit that took part in two major actions in the American Civil War, those of Olustee and Cold Harbor. They were drummed into battle by Peter Gray, the false... More > name adopted by a Scottish boy who had fled his Highland home to escape a miscarriage of justice likely to end his young life on the gallows. Stranded ashore in the wild land far away across the Atlantic Ocean, the side-drum skill taught him by an uncle, a former seaman of the Royal Navy, enabled Peter to find sanctuary, comradeship and a kind of home among the swamp hunters and Sharpshooters of Colonel’s Hinkle’s Regiment. Three years of hard service saw the boy harden into a man. The end of the war found him with a party of Swampers seeking new homes in the British islands of the Bahamas – which is where he was caught up with by news that persuaded him on a dangerous return to the land of his birth.< Less
The Far Land By Alan Hemus
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Hinkle’s Swampers were a SOUTHERN unit that took part in two major actions in the American Civil War, those of Olustee and Cold Harbor. They were drummed into battle by Peter Gray, the false... More > name adopted by a Scottish boy who had fled his Highland home to escape a miscarriage of justice likely to end his young life on the gallows. Stranded ashore in the wild land far away across the Atlantic Ocean, the side-drum skill taught him by an uncle, a former seaman of the Royal Navy, enabled Peter to find sanctuary, comradeship and a kind of home among the swamp hunters and Sharpshooters of Colonel’s Hinkle’s Regiment. Three years of hard service saw the boy harden into a man. The end of the war found him with a party of Swampers seeking new homes in the British islands of the Bahamas – which is where he was caught up with by news that persuaded him on a dangerous return to the land of his birth.< Less

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