Hell or Richmond

Hell or Richmond

Ralph Peters


Winner of the yank Library Association's 2014 Boyd Award for Literary Excellence in army Fiction.
Between may possibly five and June three, 1864, the Union and accomplice armies suffered 88,000 casualties. Twenty-nine thousand have been killed, wounded or captured within the first days of strive against. The savagery surprised a tender, divided country.

Against this backdrop of the delivery of contemporary war and the painful rebirth of the us, New York Times bestselling novelist Ralph Peters has created a panoramic narrative that surpasses the drama and depth of his fresh seriously acclaimed novel, Cain at Gettysburg.

In Hell or Richmond, thirty days of ceaseless carnage are visible in the course of the eyes of a compelling forged, from the Union's Harvard-valedictorian "boy general," Francis Channing Barlow, to the brawling "dirty boots" insurgent colonel, William C. Oates. From Ulysses S. furnish and Robert E. Lee to an easy laborer destined to win the Medal of Honor, Peters brings to existence a captivating array of leaders and straightforward squaddies from either North and South, fleshing out historical past with gorgeous, a professional realism.

From the terrible collision of armies within the barren region, the place neither aspect desired to struggle, to the stunning slaughter of the grand cost at chilly Harbor, this epic novel grants a compelling, real, and suspenseful portrait of Civil conflict combat.

Commemorating the impending one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this grim come across among valiant american citizens, Ralph Peters brings to endure the teachings of his personal army profession, his lifelong examine of this conflict and the boys who fought it, and his abilities as a bestselling, prize-winning novelist to painting bad battles and elegant heroism as no different writer has done.

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