Civil War Courts-Martial of North Carolina Troops

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During the Civil War, Confederate military courts sentenced to death more soldiers from North Carolina than from any other state. This study offers the first exploration of the service records of 450 of these wayward Confederates, most often deserters. Arranged by army, corps, division and brigade, it chronicles their military trials and frequent executions and offers explanations of how a lucky few were able to avoid their fate. Focus on court activity by company allows for comparisons that emphasize the wide disparity in ...

Civil War Courts-Martial of North Carolina Troops 2012, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786465859

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