November 1966

A Shower of Stars

Volume 49, Issue 11
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A SHOWER OF STARS, by John J. Pullen. Published by J. B. Lippincott Co. $5.95 Leatherneck Bookshop discount price $5.35

Did you know that one regiment received 864 Medals of Honor during the Civil War?

The much-decorated regiment was the 27th Maine, and the story of how its troops got the medals, and what happened to them afterwards, is enough to give any adjutant ulcers.

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