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The Long Road Home : Ten Thousand Miles Through the Confederacy with the 68th Ohio

By: Myron B. Loop; edited by Richard A. Baumgartner

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Blue Acorn Press:

Seller ID: 033346

When the arrow was adopted as official badge for soldiers of the 17th Corps, Army of the Tennessee, Gen. Frank P. Blair Jr. quipped that it symbolized "their swiftness, the point their firmness whenever they strike, and the feathers their liking for chickens." Pvt. Myron Benjamin Loop would have agreed, knowing well his own regiment's predilection for long, hard marching, fighting and foraging. He belonged to the 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, a veteran 17th Corps... View more info