Those Who Fought: Allegheny County, Pa., and the Gettysburg Campaign, Arthur B. Fox, Mechling Bindery, 202 pages, Softbound, $19.95.
From the Publisher: The first book
that specifically recognizes the role of Allegheny County, Pa., in the
Battle of Gettysburg and honors the local soldiers who fought there. The
author presents the human side of the soldier, and adds vital facts of
the regiments and current efforts to memorialize them.
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: [excerpt] " The book is the third volume in a trilogy Mr. Fox has written about
the region's military role at the time of the War Between the States.
His earlier works are Pittsburgh During the American Civil War:
1860-186" and Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pa., in the American
Civil War. All three books are published by Mechling Bookbindery in
Chicora, Butler County.
"Those Who Fought" was planned as a much longer work looking at the
experiences at Gettysburg of soldiers from 10 counties in southwestern
Pennsylvania. Its 50,000 words now concentrate on units recruited mostly
from Allegheny County.
Text Sources: Mechling Bindery and Pittsburgh Post Gazette December 2, 2013
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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