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By David Thackery

interest piqued via poems written through his great-great-grandmother, one recounting the satisfaction and nervousness of a tender lady as she witnessed her brother going off to struggle in a conflict to avoid wasting the Union, and the opposite telling the tale of his demise in conflict initiated David Thackery's scholarly exploration into the background of the Sixty-sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the wartime background of Champaign County, Ohio, from which it was once recruited. not just an army heritage, a gentle and unsure carry can also be a penetrating and provocative social historical past which bargains with the house entrance, morale, reenlistment, and the reminiscence and commemoration of the battle. The phrases and tales of person infantrymen provide intensity and substance to the regiment's event. the nice dividing lie an important catalyst within the construction of regimental delight and id, used to be the creation to strive against. in relation to the Sixty-sixth, its first strive against adventure was once Port Republic. This set those infantrymen except the civilian international whose constructions and protections have been not correct. the recent veterans have been now divorced from the protection in their civilian lives and will count merely on each other in concerns which have been really existence and death.

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