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"The Bloody Fifth," Vol. 1: Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

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The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia

John F Schmutz

Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
Price: 32.95
ISBN: 978-1-61121-204-4
eBook: 978-1-61121-205-1
On Sale: June 2016

6x9, 13 maps and 15 images

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The 5th Texas Infantry—"The Bloody Fifth"—was one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established a stellar combat record. The regiment took part in 38 engagements, including nearly every significant battle in the Eastern Theater, as well as the Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Knoxville campaigns in the Western Theater. Read More...



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About the Author

John F. Schmutz

John F. Schmutz enjoyed a successful career as a corporate attorney and has maintained a lifelong fascination with all aspects of the Civil War. Read More...


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