George Armstrong Custer's fabled Fifth Regiment fought with great distinction throughout the American Civil War and suffered the third highest total of men in the Union cavalry who were either killed in action or died of their wounds. James Henry Avery, a twenty-four-year-old farmer and new father from Hopkins, Michigan, was one of Custer's feared "Wolverines". Besides eloquently recording his personal experiences, Sergeant Avery's wartime journals and postwar reminiscences provide uniquely detailed descriptions of Civil ...

Under Custers Command (H) 2000, Potomac Books, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781574882766

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