By Ralph Peters
Winner of the yank Library Association's 2014 Boyd Award for Literary Excellence in army Fiction.
Between could 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 wrestle. The savagery stunned a tender, divided kingdom.
Against this backdrop of the beginning of recent war and the painful rebirth of the us, New York Times bestselling novelist Ralph Peters has created a wide ranging 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 during 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 charming array of leaders and straightforward infantrymen from either North and South, fleshing out heritage with beautiful, an expert realism.
From the awful collision of armies within the barren region, the place neither part desired to struggle, to the surprising slaughter of the grand cost at chilly Harbor, this epic novel provides a compelling, real, and suspenseful portrait of Civil struggle combat.
Commemorating the impending a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this grim come upon among valiant american citizens, Ralph Peters brings to endure the teachings of his personal army occupation, his lifelong learn of this battle and the boys who fought it, and his talents as a bestselling, prize-winning novelist to painting bad battles and elegant heroism as no different writer has done.