Colonel John Coburn led his own brigade and other troops along a road near the little crossroads of Thompson's Station in Tennessee to sound out the Confederate enemy. He soon was confronted by two Civil War adversaries--Earl Von Dorn and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Betrayed by poor artillery support and bad communications, his men nevertheless fought bravely. Realizing the futility of the situation, however, Coburn surrended and he and his men were soon on their way to Libby Prison. Their disgrace and subsequent redemption is ...

Coburn's Brigade 1999, Cardinal Publishers Group

ISBN-13: 9781578600700

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