by Michael Dreese
50 Stories of Union Battle Flags and Color-Bearers at Gettysburg
Here are fifty fascinating stories of Union color-bearers and their flags during the climactic three-day Battle of Gettysburg.
What powerful mystique did these battle-flags hold that caused ordinary men to perform almost super-human deeds? Why did men vie for the honor of carrying these banners when death or serious injury was almost always the inevitable result? These questions and numerous related topics are explored within the pages of this book.
The author presents a fresh perspective of this famous battle while capturing the bravery, the sacrifice, the dedication, and even the humor of the men who carried and protected the flags.
- 126 pages
- S/L #8608