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By Joshua Price

ISBN-10: 1936533952

ISBN-13: 9781936533954

This paintings is a ancient caricature of the Forty-eighth Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment from its notion in April 1862 until eventually its hand over at Appomattox court docket apartment in April 1865. It starts through studying the warriors’ motivation for enlistment. those squaddies weren't one of the preliminary enlistees after the firing on castle Sumter. Explaining why they selected to enlist in 1862 may possibly make clear the hundreds of thousands of alternative infantrymen who ultimately volunteered to struggle, yet didn't bounce on the name in 1861. glossy arguments in southern tradition are re-examined and used to explain own motivation for army carrier within the accomplice military. The political tradition of the voters of the contributing counties and the way that tradition stimulated 1000's of younger males to serve within the accomplice military is punctiliously tested. whereas the 1st a part of this research focuses extra at the social and cultural heritage of the lads of the Forty-eighth, the majority of this research is an overview of the army background of the regiment. Many money owed, together with formerly untapped basic resources, are important within the exam of this regiment’s heritage and its popularity as an efficient strive against unit.

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