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The Resource The prairie boys go to war : the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865, Rhonda M. Kohl

The prairie boys go to war : the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865, Rhonda M. Kohl

Label
The prairie boys go to war : the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865
Title
The prairie boys go to war
Title remainder
the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865
Statement of responsibility
Rhonda M. Kohl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cavalry units from Midwestern states remain largely absent from Civil War literature, and what little has been written largely overlooks the individual men who served. The Fifth Illinois Cavalry has thus remained obscure despite participating in some of the most important campaigns in Arkansas and Mississippi. In this pioneering examination of that understudied regiment, Rhonda M. Kohl offers the only modern, comprehensive analysis of a southern Illinois regiment during the Civil War and combines well-documented military history with a cultural analysis of the men who
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
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Kohl, Rhonda M.
Dewey number
973.7/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E505.6 5th
LC item number
.K64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • Illinois
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Military campaigns
  • Regimental histories
  • Illinois
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • General
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • United States - General
Label
The prairie boys go to war : the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865, Rhonda M. Kohl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of war, August 1861 to February 1862 -- The springtime of war, March to July 1862 -- This godforsaken town, July to October 1862 -- Under Grant's command, November 1862 to May 1863 -- Redemption at Vicksburg, June to August 1863 -- Winslow's Cavalry, September 1863 to January 1864 -- The grand raid, February to March 1864 -- Garrison duty, March to December 1864 -- Soon this cruel war will close, January to October 1865
Control code
828496204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809332045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
428352
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828496204
Label
The prairie boys go to war : the Fifth Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1865, Rhonda M. Kohl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of war, August 1861 to February 1862 -- The springtime of war, March to July 1862 -- This godforsaken town, July to October 1862 -- Under Grant's command, November 1862 to May 1863 -- Redemption at Vicksburg, June to August 1863 -- Winslow's Cavalry, September 1863 to January 1864 -- The grand raid, February to March 1864 -- Garrison duty, March to December 1864 -- Soon this cruel war will close, January to October 1865
Control code
828496204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809332045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
428352
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828496204

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