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The Orphan Brigade the Kentucky Confederates who couldn"t go home by Davis, William C.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Kentucky


  • Confederate States of America. Army. Kentucky Brigade, First.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
  • Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam C. Davis.
LC ClassificationsE564.5 1st .D38
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 318 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4404952M
ISBN 100385148933
LC Control Number79007491

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Currently professor of history at Virginia Tech, William C. Davis has written over fifty books, most about the American Civil War. He has won the Jefferson Davis Prize for southern history three times, the Jules F. Landry Award for Southern history once, and has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize/5. I am very pleased to say that Orphan Brigade manages to improve upon the aspects of the first book that displayed so much potential. Where Glory Main was a more personal tale of survival in a war zone, Orphan Brigade is a slightly more traditional military sf novel with wider scope and familial drama/5(20). Orphan Brigade is the second entry in the Sim War series and continues the combination of excellent writing with strong characterizations. Although both in the series are technically novellas, neither feel rushed or frustratingly short - they are decidedly worth the investment of time/5. Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Orphan Brigade book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book contains the memoirs of a Kentu Pages:

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  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Orphan Brigade: The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home by William C. Davis at Barnes & Noble. 4/4(1). the orphan brigade. to the edge of the world. news. the orphan brigade. to the edge of the world. news.   On Septem , ominous sounds of battle thundering in the distance, the Kentucky legislature voted to align itself with the Union. It was a decision which tore at the heart of the state, splitting apart families and severing friendships. For the newly formed First Kentucky Brigade, it marked a four-year separation from the beloved homeland.4/5(1).   Good Civil War diaries are like treasure, they're hard to find and you have to sort through a lot of less valuable material to get to them. This book is definitely one of those treasures, though. Jackman's account is far from the usual one, being rare for his being a member of the famous Orphan Brigade, but also for his being an enlisted man/5.