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To Battle for God and the Right: The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke

by Longacre, Glenn Y. , Editor and Haas, John F. , Editor
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Retail Price: $34.95
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 0252027744

By the end of the war Emerson Opdycke was recognized as one of the premier volunteer generals to rise up through the ranks. Deemed the savior for the Union at the Battle of Franklin, his letters shed light on such battles as Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge and provide insightful political and social commentary with observations of Union leaders.

review of To Battle for God and the Right: The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke, by Longacre, Glenn Y. , Editor, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).