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By Kent Masterson Brown

" Kent Brown's lovely account of the occupation of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing deals necessary insights into the character of the Civil warfare and the boys who fought it. Brown's shiny descriptions of the warmth and exhaustion of pressured marches, of the fury of conflict, have seldom been matched in Civil battle literature.

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I thank my good friends Craig Caba of Enola, Pennsylvania, Carlo W. , of Tucson, Arizona, Paul and Pat DeHaan of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Richard H. , of Nashville, Tennessee. I thank as well the Office of the Prothonotary, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania; the Offices of the Register of Deeds of Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin; the Muskingum County Recorder's Office, Zanesville, Ohio; the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; and Gettysburg College, the Library of Congress, the Cincinnati Free Public Library, the New York Public Library, and the Margaret I.

The Migration of Zattu Cushing and Milton Buckingham Cushing 12 2. The First Battle of Bull Run and Blackburn's Ford 66 3. The Seven Days' Battles 92 4. The Battle of Antietam 126 5. The Battle of Fredericksburg 148 6. The Battle of Chancellorsville 176 7. , to Gettysburg 198 8. Gettysburg, July 2: The Assault On Cemetery Ridge 218 9. M. 232 10. M. 246 11. M. 254 Page xi Acknowledgments A journey to Gettysburg twenty-seven years ago sparked my interest in the life of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing.

Krauskopf, Timothy K. Nenninger, and Elaine C. Everly of the National Archives for the help they gave me. The vast resources of the United States Military Academy, too, were opened to me by a host of helpful people: Kenneth Rapp, Joseph M. O'Donnell, Alan C. Aimone, and Judith A. Sibley. I am most grateful. I am also indebted to others. Thomas J. Harrison, Kathy Harrison, Robert Prosperi, and the Gettysburg National Military Park; Ted Alexander, Paul Chiles, and the Antietam National Military Park provided valuable information and documents relating to those great battles and Cushing's role in them.

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