BOY COLONEL OF THE CONFEDERACY: The Life and TImes of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. Archie K. Davis.

BOY COLONEL OF THE CONFEDERACY: The Life and TImes of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. 1st Edition. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Item #001890
ISBN: 0807816477

1st edition, 1st printing. A Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo., xiv, 406 pp., illustrated with maps and b&w photographs. Dark Grey cloth in orange dust jacket. The dj's spine is ever so slightly faded. A Fine copy in Near Fine dj. **** The youngest colonel in the CSA, Burgwyn commanded the 26th NC regiment, who gained command after Zebulon Vance, the previous Commander, left to become Governor of NC. The 26th lost more men than any other regiment, Union or Confederate, during the battle of Gettysburg, and advanced further than the troops led by General Lewis Addison Armistead of Pickett's division. Given NC troops the motto " First at Bethel, furthest at Gettysburg, and Last at Appomattox.****.

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