A Soldier’s Journey From the Potomac to Resaca


James L. Stokesbury writes how westerners who made up Sherman’s army during the Atlanta Campaign “prided themselves on their free and easy manners, their long, loping marching stride, their slouch hats, and the absence of the military punctilio they associated with the eastern armies of the Republic.” A person today could assume the soldiers of the 27th Indiana Regiment, …

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