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Southern Sons, Northern Soldiers

The Civil War Letters of the Remley Brothers, 22nd Iowa Infantry

Southern Sons, Northern Soldiers( )
Author: Remley, George A.
Remley, Lycurgus
Editor: Holcomb, Julie
Introduction by: Woodworth, Steven E.
Translator: Woodworth, Steven E.
ISBN:978-0-87580-319-7
Publication Date:Nov 2003
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Imprint:Northern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.50
Book Description:

When Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 volunteers to fortify Union forces in July 1862, George and Lycurgus Remley enlisted to serve God and country--and for them, this phrase had real meaning. When their native Virginia had become a hostile environment for men speaking out against the evils of slavery, the Remley family had taken refuge in the Midwest. Answering the call of their president and their consciences, the two brothers joined the 22nd Iowa Infantry. This poignant...
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Author Biography
Remley, George A. (Author)
Steven E. Woodworth was born on January 28, 1961. He received a B.A. in history from Southern Illinois University in 1982 and a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1987. He is a professor of history at Texas Christian University and an expert on the Civil War. He has written a number of books on the topic including Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West, While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee 1861-1865, Manifest Destinies: Westward Expansion and the Civil War, and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War.

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