Never Desert the Old Flag!: 50 Stories of Union Battle Flags and Color-Bearers at Gettysburg by Michael Dreese

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Never Desert the Old Flag!: 50 Stories of Union Battle Flags and Color-Bearers at Gettysburg by Michael Dreese

What powerful mystique did these battle-flags hold that caused ordinary men to perform almost super-human deeds? Why did men vie for the honor of carrying these banners when death or serious injury was almost always the inevitable result? These questions and numerous related topics are explored within the pages of this book. The author presents a fresh perspective on the Battle of Gettysburg wile capturing the bravery, the sacrifice, the dedication, and even more the humor, of the men who carried and protected the flags.