The Battle Rages Higher : the Union's Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry.
By: Jenkins, Kirk.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2010Description: 1 online resource (474 p.).ISBN: 9780813128665 (electronic bk.); 0813128668 (electronic bk.); 9780813138152 (electronic bk.); 0813138159 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental historiesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Battle Rages Higher : The Union's Fifteenth Kentucky InfantryDDC classification: 973.7469 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; The Battle Rages Higher; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Photographs; Preface; Chapter 1. Raising the Regiment; Chapter 2. Missed Opportunities; Chapter 3. Seeing the Elephant; Chapter 4. The Orphan Regiment; Chapter 5. The Fight in the Cedars; Chapter 6. Flanking Bragg; Chapter 7. Riot on the River of Death; Chapter 8. Holding Chattanooga; Chapter 9. Fighting Kentuckians All the Time; Chapter 10. Coming Home; Epilogue: Starting Over; Notes; Biographical Roster; Bibliography; Index.
"The Battle Rages Higher tells, for the first time, the story of the Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry, a hard-fighting Union regiment raised largely from Louisville and the Knob Creek valley where Abraham Lincoln lived as a child. Although recruited in a slave state where Lincoln received only 0.9 percent of the 1860 presidential vote, the men of the Fifteenth Kentucky fought and died for the Union for over three years, participating in all the battles of the Atlanta campaign, as well as the battles of Perryville, Stones River and Chickamauga. Using primary research, including soldiers' letters an.
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