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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150

The War


Three types of soldiers characterized most Civil War army units: Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery


Information for this section was contributed by Timothy Orr, The Pennsylvania State University.

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Secondary Sources

  • Paddy Griffith, Battle Tactics of the Civil War (Yale University Press, 2001).
  • Earl J. Hess, The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth (University of Kansas Press, 2008).
  • Grady McWhiney and Perry Jamieson, Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage (University Alabama Press, 1984).

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