The Military History of the State of Nebraska from its formal beginning in 1854 until 1882, including much information on the Civil War period is recalled in this new 96-page booklet titled: Nebraska in the Civil War The front cover is printed on 80# card stock and has been protected with a vinyl sheet. The text is printed single-sided on 60# opaque 8.5" x 11" paper. The State of Nebraska was only a territory at the time of the Civil War, but about 1/9th of its population joined the Union Army. This book not only records the movements of the various units and the names of their officers, but lists all of the non-commissioned officers and privates as well. There are a number of accounts of battles, such as Pittsburg Landing, a skirmish at Jacksonport, AR, and several Indians battles. The Fifth Iowa Cavalry, known as the Curtis Horse, included many Nebraska men, and an account of it is included here.
Civil War, NE
Sources: Nebraska in the Civil War / History of the State of Nebraska /Military History of Nebraska
Authors: John Hill Wheeler, et al
Original Publication Year: 1882
Original Publisher: Western Historical Publishing Co.
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