Cain at Gettysburg

Cain at Gettysburg

Ralph Peters


Winner of the yank Library Association's W. Y. Boyd Award for Excellence in army Fiction

Two amazing armies blunder towards one another, one led by way of convinced, loved Robert E. Lee and the opposite via dour George Meade. they're going to meet in a Pennsylvania crossroads city the place nobody deliberate to fight.

In this sweeping, savagely life like novel, the best conflict ever fought on American soil explodes into existence at Gettysburg. As generals squabble, staffs err. Tragedy unfolds for immigrants in blue and barefoot Rebels alike. The destiny of our country might be made up our minds in a couple of sq. miles of fields.

Following a tricky accomplice sergeant from the Blue Ridge, a sour Irish survivor of the nice Famine, a German political refugee, and gun crews in blue and grey, Cain at Gettysburg is as grand in scale as its depictions of Civil struggle wrestle are unflinching.

For 3 days, conflict rages. via all of it, James Longstreet is haunted by way of a imaginative and prescient of battle that results in a fateful feud with Robert E. Lee. Scheming Dan Sickles approximately destroys his personal military. Gallant John Reynolds and obstreperous Win Hancock, fiery William Barksdale and speeding James Johnston Pettigrew, gallop towards their fates….

There are not any marble statues in this battlefield, merely males of flesh and blood, imperfect and brave. From New York Times bestselling writer and previous U.S. military officer Ralph Peters, Cain at Gettysburg is certain to turn into a vintage of guys at war.

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