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Hard Dying Men: The Story of General W.H.L. Wallace, General T.E.G. Ransom, and Their Old Eleventh Illinois Infantry in the American Civil War (1861-1865)

By: Jim Huffstodt

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1991)

Seller ID: H0510

ISBN: 1556135106

Condition: 364 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1991), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 364 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Although this new work does discuss the role of the Eleventh in the various battles of the Civil War, the emphasis is on the human element of the war: how the soldiers felt, acted, and lived. The narrative allows us to follow the lives of these men, many of whom nobly leapt at the chance to defend their country, only to later learn the cost when they saw death on the battlefield for the first time. As the story of the Eleventh unfolds, we see them progress from raw recruits in their first skirmish to hardened veterans, enduring both the physical and mental hardships of battle. The soldiers the... View more info