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rich man"s war, a poor man"s fight

desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate Army

by Bessie Martin

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Desertion, Military,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • Desertion, Military -- Confederate States of America.,
    • Confederate States of America -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBessie Martin ; with an introduction by Mark A. Weitz.
      SeriesThe library of Alabama classics
      ContributionsWeitz, Mark A., 1957-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE551 .M25 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 281 p. ;
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3566622M
      ISBN 100817350101
      LC Control Number2002043550

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This conflict was so clearly highlighted by the perception.