Wiregrass to Appomattox: The Untold Story of the 50th Georgia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

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Angle Valley Press, Dec 18, 2008 - History - 404 pages
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Wiregrass to Appomattox follows a regiment of Georgia confederates as they travel from the Wiregrass region to the seat of war in Virginia. The author, a great-great grandson of two of the regiment's soldiers, discovered numerous unpublished letters, diaries, and photos as he assembled this never-before-told-story. Come follow these men as they fight with Longstreet at bloody places like: South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Cedar Creek, and Sailor's Creek. Hear their voices as they struggle for survival even while they worry about their wounded friends and their own families back home.

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About the author (2008)

James W. Parrish was born in Quitman, Georgia, and grew up in Greenville, Florida. He received a BA in history from Florida State University and an MA in political science from the University of South Florida. Parrish served in local government administration for over twenty years, including administrator of Leon County, Florida, before starting his own business. He and his wife live in Tallahassee, Florida.

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