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By Mark H. Dunkelman

During the Civil conflict, the regiment was once the elemental element of armies either North and South, its reliability and effectiveness an important to army luck. squaddies' devotion to their regiment -- their esprit de corps -- inspired unit unity and influenced the person soldier to march into conflict and suffer the hardships of army existence. In Brothers all and sundry, Mark H. Dunkelman identifies the features of Civil warfare esprit de corps and charts its improvement from recruitment and strive against to the tip of the battle and past during the reviews of a unmarried regiment, the 154th manhattan Volunteer Infantry. Dunkelman bargains a special mental portrait of a front-line unit that fought with contrast at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Valley, Rocky Face Ridge, and different engagements. He strains the evolution of normal camaraderie between associates and pals right into a extra profound feel of delight, enthusiasm, and loyalty solid as a lot within the shared unpleasantness of daily military existence as within the terrifying ordeal of battle.

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30 three. buddies and Foes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four half : conflict Ties four. Comrades, Cowards, and Survivors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. Enduring Hardships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety eight seventy five 6. at the Battlefield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred twenty 7. The Wounded, Captured, and lifeless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 eight. In Camp and past . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and seventy nine. Shoulder Straps and Courts-Martial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 10. Morale and Regimental delight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226 half 3: Veteran Ties eleven. E. D. Northrup and the Betrayal of Esprit de Corps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 vii .......................... 10744$ CNTS 05-13-04 14:58:58 playstation web page vii .......................... 10744$ CNTS 05-13-04 14:58:58 playstation web page viii I llustrations Map sector of operations of the 154th big apple 14 images following web page 247 deepest Barney McAvoy Privates Francis M. Bowen and Moses Bowen Jr. Francis Bowen, Moses Bowen, and Cyrus H. Bowen Sergeant Asa Brainard and personal Calvin Brainard inner most Jacob Winney Sergeant significant Alexander fowl and his spouse, Melissa Ada (Hyde) fowl inner most Levi D. Bailey and his spouse, Celia A. (Stevens) Bailey First Sergeant Ambrose F. Arnold Currier & Ives lithograph commemorating Corporal Seymour Sikes John Manley, the “Soldier’s buddy” Assistant health professional George H. Bosley Captain Lewis D. Warner Captain Byron A. Johnston, First Lieutenant Alexander fowl, and Corporal Thomas R. Aldrich Broadside for 1888 encampment of 154th big apple veterans Veterans of the 154th big apple at their Gettysburg monument E. D. Northrup, historian of the 154th ny ix .......................... 10744$ ILLU 05-13-04 14:59:02 playstation web page ix .......................... 10744$ ILLU 05-13-04 14:59:02 playstation web page x Acknow ledgments at first, my honest thank you visit the various descendants and associates of the 154th ny stated within the bibliography and representation credit for sharing letters, diaries, memoirs, images, relics, and different fabrics with me. I want i may identify each considered one of them right here and thank them separately, however the checklist will be too lengthy. with out their devotion to our ancestors’ reminiscence, my ongoing paintings couldn't be finished. i can't overstate my appreciation in their style, beneficiant, and useful aid. thank you also are because of the archivists and librarians on the quite a few associations that supplied fabrics. 3 deserve targeted point out. Lorna Spencer, Curator of the Cattaraugus County Memorial and historic Museum in Little Valley, big apple, has advised info to me for years, and continually has a prepared solution to my questions. Daniel Lorello, affiliate Archivist on the manhattan nation records in Albany, used to be valuable past the decision of responsibility in the course of my study journey to that repository. And Lorna Knight, Curator of Manuscripts, department of infrequent and Manuscript Collections, Carl A.

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