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The Sixth United States Infantry Regiment, 1855 to Reconstruction

by Swanson, Clifford L.
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Retail Price: $65.00 hardcover
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 0786410019

A history of a regular U.S. Infantry Regiment whose duties ranged from protecting settlers and clearing the frontier to participation in Civil War battles through Gettysburg and an important role in reconstruction efforts in the South after the war. The book emphasizes the plight of the common soldier and the biographies of the officers.

review of The Sixth United States Infantry Regiment, 1855 to Reconstruction, by Swanson, Clifford L., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).