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Cushing of Gettysburg : The Story of a Union Artillery Commander.

By: Brown, Kent Masterson.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2014Description: 1 online resource (369 p.).ISBN: 9780813146058 (electronic bk.); 0813146054 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cushing, Alonzo H., 1841-1863 | United States. Army. Artillery -- Biography | Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 | Soldiers -- United States -- Biography | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operationsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Cushing of Gettysburg : The Story of a Union Artillery CommanderDDC classification: 973.7349 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Prologue: ""In the Midst of Life We Are in Death""; 1. ""His Mother Is Poor but Highly Committed""; Illustrations; 2. ""I Am Boning Everything""; 3. ""I Fancy I Did Some of the Prettiest Firing""; 4. ""It Was the Grandest Sight""; 5. ""My God! We Must Get Out of This!""; 6. ""The Army Is Extremely Disgusted""; 7. ""The Elements Are at War with the Army""; 8. ""Forward into Battery!""; 9. ""By Hand to the Front!""; Epilogue: ""Faithful until Death""; Appendix: Roster, Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G
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Summary: "" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature.
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Cover; Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Prologue: ""In the Midst of Life We Are in Death""; 1. ""His Mother Is Poor but Highly Committed""; Illustrations; 2. ""I Am Boning Everything""; 3. ""I Fancy I Did Some of the Prettiest Firing""; 4. ""It Was the Grandest Sight""; 5. ""My God! We Must Get Out of This!""; 6. ""The Army Is Extremely Disgusted""; 7. ""The Elements Are at War with the Army""; 8. ""Forward into Battery!""; 9. ""By Hand to the Front!""; Epilogue: ""Faithful until Death""; Appendix: Roster, Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G

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"" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature.

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