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The Orphan Brigade: The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home (1980)

by William C. Davis

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Good read, the author uses diaries, journals as source material along with Johnnie Green's book to provide a different view of this distinguished Confederate Kentucky corps commanded by John Breckenridge. The author also has written a book on Breckenridge which is a good companion to this book. ( )
  dhughes | Feb 5, 2011 |
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This work is offered in loving dedication to my grandparents, Colonel Joseph and Melissa Shanks, themselves the products of a Kentucky heritage. They always encouraged a young boy's interest in history.
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Preface: The "Orphans" were always different.
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