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  • Dan Giallombardo
    Thank you, I ll look for it. Like I needed another excuse to haunt Borders and Barnes and Noble...Dan ... unit
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 3 8:17 AM
      Thank you, I'll look for it. Like I needed
      another excuse to haunt Borders and Barnes and Noble...Dan

      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "hank9174" <clarkc@m...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Gower" <billgower@c...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I received the book "More Damning Than Slaughter Desertion in the
      > > Confederate Army" for Christmas and it is excellent. The author
      > shows that
      > > as early as 1862, the Confederate army was being impacted by
      > desertion. I
      > > would highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the
      > subject of
      > > desertion in the Confederate army and its impact.
      >
      > Interestingly, desertion peaked in 1862. Victories, discipline,
      unit
      > cohesion and law took hold the number of CS desertions bottom out
      > until 1865.
      >
      > 1 in 5 CSA soldiers deserted at one time or another. Of those, half
      > (10% of the total) stayed away permanently...
      >
      >
      > HankC
      >
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