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"A Chance to Leave My Carcass on the Field of Battle" : The Fifty-Second Illinois through the Battle of Shiloh, August 1861-April 1862

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Author(s)
Theiste, Todd
Advisor(s)
Pederson, Jane Marie
Date
May 18, 2010
Subject(s)
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 52nd (1861-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories
Series
USGZE AS333
Abstract
Does the service of the Fifty-second Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment confirm or refute the findings of historians studying American Civil War Soldiers? This paper examines the regiment's service from their original organization in August of 1861, through their important actions at the Battle of Shiloh, April 6-8, 1862.
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