Connecticut Yankees at Antietam (Civil War Series) by John Banks

By John Banks

September 17, 1862--The conflict of Antietam was once the only bloodiest day of the Civil conflict. within the extreme clash and its aftermath around the farm fields and woodlots close to the village of Sharpsburg, Maryland, greater than 2 hundred males from Connecticut died. Their grave websites are scattered during the Nutmeg nation, from Willington to Madison and Brooklyn to Bristol. writer John Banks chronicles their often forgotten tales utilizing diaries, pension files and squaddies' letters. research of Henry Adams, a twenty-two-year-old inner most from East Windsor who lay incapacitated within the cornfield for almost days sooner than he was once chanced on; deepest Horace Lay of Hartford, who died together with his spouse by means of his part in a small church that served as a clinic after the conflict; and Captain Frederick Barber of Manchester, who survived a box operation in simple terms to die days later. realize the tales of those and lots of extra courageous Yankees who fought within the fields of Antietam.

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