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Blue Lightning : Wilder's Mounted Infantry Brigade in the Battle of Chickamauga

By: Richard A. Baumgartner

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Blue Acorn Press:

Seller ID: 033352


With a potent combination of rapid-firing Spencer rifles, aggressive and determined leadership, and unlimited confidence in themselves, the soldiers of Col. John T. Wilder's mounted Lightning Brigade -- so christened during the summer of 1863 -- solidified a reputation in the savage battle of Chickamauga as one of the Union Army's hardest fighting and most effective combat organizations. His Indiana and Illinois regiments, along with Capt. Eli Lilly's Hoosier artilleryme... View more info