Table of ContentsForeword 1Preface 31. Camp Mohawk to Charles Town: "I fear they will have bad luck" 52. Chased from Maryland Heights: "We could easily have held" 153. White Flags at Harpers Ferry: "It was like a dagger to every heart" 264. Penned in Chicago: "Our boys are very unruly" 345. Fire and Consequences: "Thunder clap from a clear sky" 436. Idle Year in the South: "Even in paradise itself" 527. Olustee: "Like a mountain of adamant" 688. Bottled on Bermuda Hundred: "Nothing has been accomplished" 899. Brief Triumph at Cold Harbor: "The boys felt ugly" 10810. War in Trench and Crater: "What a fearful thunder" 12011. Decoying at Deep Bottom: "We were mowed down like grass" 13812. Fort Gilmer and Darbytown Road: "It looked like suicide" 14913. Two Calls on Fort Fisher: "Win or die" 16114. Peace and Home Again: "Great rejoicing! Our fighting is ended" 18115. Epilogue: "Your colors have been foremost in the fight" 192Afterword: "Riding a white horse and carrying the U.S. flag" 199Appendix A: Chronology of the 115th New York 201Appendix B: Regimental Roster 205Notes 279Bibliography 297Index 303
Civil engineer Mark Silo lives in Loudonville, New York, USA.
"a masterfully written study of a regiment that deserves to be better known...an important study...well-written and informative" - Civil War News "an exemplary regimental history of the 115th New York...Silo tells the story of this regiment with great skill, compassion, and insight. Potential writers of regimental histories should obtain a copy of this book if only to see how it ought to be done. Silo well deserves a bow in the spotlight for his accomplishment in kneading all this material into a book that is a pleasure to read and to review" - North & South"splendid" - North Carolina and the Civil War blog