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By Lance Herdegen,Sherry Murphy

ISBN-10: 1882810678

ISBN-13: 9781882810673

The lately chanced on magazine of William Ray of the 7th Wisconsin is an important basic resource ever of soldier lifestyles in a single of the war's most famed combating agencies. No different selection of letters or diaries comes with regards to it.Two days sooner than his regiment left Wisconsin in 1861, the twenty-three-year-old blacksmith started, as he defined it, "to hold account" of his lifestyles in what turned the "Iron Brigade of the West." Ray's magazine encompasses all features of the enlisted man's life-the battles, the hardships, the comradeship. And Ray observed many of the conflict from front rank. He was once wounded at moment Bull Run, back at Gettysburg, and but a 3rd time within the hell of the wasteland. He penned anything in his magazine virtually each day-occasionally quite a few strains, at different instances millions of phrases. Ray's candid exams of officials and approach, his brilliant descriptions of marches and the combating, and his evocative stories of foraging and day-by-day military existence fill a wide hole within the historic list and provides an unforgettable soldier's-eye view of the Civil War.

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