The Galvanized Yankees
Here is the little-known story of Confederate soldiers recruited from Union prison camps to protect the country from the West. On the condition that they would not be sent south to fight former comrades, they exchanged gray uniforms for blue and headed west to fight Indians, escort supply trains, man lonely frontier outposts, and more.
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Review: The Galvanized YankeesUser Review - Mike Gottert - Goodreads
An interesting and well-documented book about a little known group. Recommended if you have an interest in the US Civil War or the Indian Wars. Read full review
Review: The Galvanized YankeesUser Review - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads
During the American Civil War, many captured Confederate soldiers were offered a choice of rotting in a Union prisoner of war camp or entering the Union army to fight Indians on the Western frontier. Read full review
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Dee Brown was the first historian to document this story in The Galvanized Yankees (1963), but since his book dealt with all of the regiments, ...
The Civil War in the West - Guidon Books
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The last of the Galvanized Yankees were mustered out in the fall of 1866 and ... the Galvanized Yankees as “good soldiers, in good discipline.” ...
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