The American Civil War

A Handbook of Literature and Research by Steven E. Woodworth

Publisher: Greenwood Press

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    Number of Pages768
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    ISBN 100313290199
    ISBN 109780313290190

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[Posts may contain affiliate links, meaning CWBA might get a commission from purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the ConfederacyF. Ray Sibley Jr.A very specialised book, giving an alphabetical listing of all known artillery units to serve in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, with a list of their commanding officers, and brief notes about most of them, mainly in the footnotes.