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My Brave Boys
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My Brave Boys (Hardback)

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Two thousand regiments fought in Union armies during the Civil War. None -- not one -- suffered more deaths in battle than the Fifth New Hampshire Volunteers. At the center of this regiment's searing experience is Colonel Edward Cross, a journalist and adventurer who infused the Fifth with his formidable personality. Concord Monitor editors Mike Pride and Mark Travis spent eight years digging for the story of Cross and his men in letters, diaries, memoirs, official records, and newspaper accounts. The result is a military history unfolded in human terms, as the men themselves experienced it.



As Walter Holden, a longtime student of the Fifth, writes in his foreword:"The reader will see how an outstanding regiment was formed and outfitted, how the men camped and marched, how they reacted to battle. Here are the deft personal touches that bring events to life. Here are the heroics but also the gripes and backbiting, the conflicts between leaders and the subjugation of the individual for the success of the group." This is a book for any Civil War buff or student of history, but it will be of particular interest in the state that produced this extraordinary regiment long ago.

EducationHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryAmerican Civil War Publisher: University Press of New England Publication Date: 01/03/2001 ISBN-13: 9781584650751  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mike Pride is editor of the Concord Monitor, a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and co-editor of The New Hampshire Century. Mark Travis is the Monitor's editorial page editor. He received the 2000 Editorial Writer of the Year Award for small dailies from the New England AP News Executives' Association.

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