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Redeemed in Blood: a History of the 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A. Larry D. Stephens
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$19.02
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781633181656
REDEEMED IN BLOOD is the story of the 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A. This late-war unit was mustered at Troy, in Pike County, Alabama, in March of 1863. Composed primarily of old men and young boys, it was a unit filled to the brim with "reluctant rebels." Indeed, most had been conscripted into the Army against their will. The overwhelming majority were poor, but proud family men from the Wiregrass region of Pike, Butler, Barbour, Conecuh, Covington, Coffee, Dale, and Henry counties in Southeast Alabama. Within the first year of field service, nearly one-third would choose to desert the Cause. However, of the two-thirds who did choose to stay and fight, they would soo ...