Every Man Did His Duty: Pictures and Stories of the Men of the First Minnesota
Author: Wayne D. Jorgenson
Description: "Every Man Did His Duty" tells the individual stories of over one hundred men who served in the First Minnesota, from the regiment's commanders to its courageous, young privates. Each story includes a photograph of the solider, allowing readers to put a face to the actions and history of the man. The includes stories are a mix of courage, tragedy, and humor. Some men left the service for successful careers and loving families, whereas others were broken in their bodies and minds, and Wayne Jorgenson's frank description of the war's many ways of wounding sharpens our understanding of these soldiers' sacrifice, offering a worthy tribute to their valor.
Page Count: 304
Dimensions: 9.5" x 12.25" (hard cover)
Price: $48.00 + $3.99 shipping