Provides an account of the 79th New York Cameron Highlanders, a renowned ethnic regiments of the Union Army which fought in a number of significant battles including the first and second Bull Run and Chantilly, as well as the Carolina coastal campaign and Grant's Vicksburg campaign. Baw illustrationHighlanders were being shot at constantly, all day, every day, and there was a claustrophobic sense of being surrounded. On the ... Benjamin, having no hand grenades, had prepared a number of twenty-pound shells with short fuses, to be thrown down into the ditch at the ... Ammunition boxes were opened and each man piled up dozens of cartridges near his position, and each cartridge box was filled.
|Title||:||Blue Bonnets O'er the Border|
|Author||:||W. Mark McKnight|
|Publisher||:||White Mane Pub - 1998|