Bloody Banners and Barefoot Boys: "A History of the 27th Regiment Alabama Infantry Csa" : The Civil War Memoirs and Diary Entries of J. P. Cannon M. D.
The 27th Alabama Infantry served three years and four months in eight states: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, and North and South Carolina. The soldiers from Northern Alabama were engaged in more than twenty battles, besides hundreds of skirmishes, some of which were almost as destructive to the small number engaged as many battles fought. The thoughts and reactions of Private J. P. Cannon, 27th Alabama Infantry, take the reader into the Civil War through his eyes. This most uncommon viewpoint takes the reader on a journey through times and places not seen by many Civil War historians. The reader will feel the emotions of this infantryman and his regiment as he traces his war years from activation to surrender.
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Battle of Perryville
Battle of Bakers Creek or Champion Hill
Building Winter Quarters
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27th Alabama Army of Tennessee arrived artillery Atlanta attack battery battle Battle of Perryville began boys breastworks brigade Buford bullets Camp Douglas camps cannonading Capt captured cavalry Chattahoochee River Colonel Jackson command Company Confederate cook corps crossed the river daylight ditches division Donelson enemy enemy's engaged everything Federal fight firing flank force Franklin County front guns heavy hill Hood infantry JAMES Pvt Jess JOHN Pvt Johnston Jonesboro JOSEPH Pvt JULY JUNE last night Lauderdale County line-of-battle loss lSgt miles Mississippi morning moved Nashville o'clock officers ordered Peach Tree Creek pickets Port Hudson position prisoners Pvt A,E Pvt C,E Pvt F Pvt G Pvt H rain rations rear regiment rest retreat shells Sherman short skirmishing sleep soldiers soon SUNDAY Tennessee River took troops Tuscumbia Vicksburg wagons WILLIAM Pvt woods wounded Yankees Yanks yell