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The Confederate soldier in the ranks

Daniel Harvey Hill

The Confederate soldier in the ranks

an address by Major- General D.H. Hill, of North Carolina

by Daniel Harvey Hill

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Published by W.E. Jones in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America. Army,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Southern Pamphlets.

    Statementbefore the Virginia Division of the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, at Richmond, Virginia, on Thursday evening, October 22d, 1885
    ContributionsAssociation of the Army of Northern Virginia
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25498352M

    To help block an attempted Union advance, the Confederate command moved men through Virginia, with Centreville the collecting point. The following letter from a Confederate army soldier reflects the attitude prevailing in the ranks of the South before these two great armies clashed, marking the beginning of great battles to be fought in Virginia. claim has been made by Canadians that they men in the Confederate ranks. In the Confederate Army there was one brigade of Irishmen, several German regiments, a Polish legion and a European brigade of mixed nationalities came from Louisiana, that was commanded by the French Count Camille Armand Jules Marie, Prince de Size: KB.

    Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, By: Carlton McCarthy () The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggles with hunger, illness, fear, and the perils of combat; as well as his pride of service. The short shell jacket became the typical Confederate uniform and informed the image of the Confederate soldier. That said, a brief look at enlisted frock coats will help round out the story of the Confederate uniform in the Lower South: from the early muster uniforms to .

      Photo: Confederate Pvt. Edwin Francis Jemison, 2nd Louisiana Infantry Regiment. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division; Wikimedia Commons. When one of those letters was published by the writer’s home paper, the emotional response went beyond the soldier’s family to the greater community – Macon, Georgia, in the. The United Confederate Veterans Association was established in as a benevolent, historical, social, and literary association. It was active from to the mid s. Its mission was to "unite in a general federation all associations of Confederate veterans, soldiers andFile Size: KB.


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Armed was until June 6,when the Confederate Council issued General Order 9, the new regulations for the Confederate Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery.

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