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The 30th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War : a history and roster / William Thomas Venner.

Author/creator Venner, William Thomas, 1950- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Descriptionvii, 439 pages ; 25 cm
Contents The 30th North Carolina Infantry is formed -- Lost innocence at Gaines' Mill -- The realities of war: Malvern Hill -- Summer 1862; the road to Sharpsburg -- The Sunken Road at Sharpsburg -- Winter 1862/1863: rebuilding the regiment -- Chancellorsville; fighting for Stonewall Jackson -- The road to Gettysburg -- Gettysburg -- Disaster at Kelly's Ford -- Winter 1863/1864 -- Slaughter at Spotsylvania -- The killing continues: Harris Farm to Cold Harbor -- Campaigning with the Army of the Valley District -- September 1864: disaster in the Shenandoah Valley -- Cedar Creek: Jubal Early is flanked again -- Winter near Petersburg, 1864/1865 -- The end at Appomattox.
Abstract "Drawing on letters, journals, memoirs and personnel records, this history follows the civilian-soldiers from their mustering-in to the war's final moments at Appomattox. The 30th North Carolina had the distinction of firing at Abraham Lincoln on July 12, 1864, and firing the last regimental volley before the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017048372
ISBN9781476662404 paperback alkaline paper
ISBN1476662401 paperback alkaline paper

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