By Ralph Peters
Between may perhaps five and June three, 1864, the Union and accomplice armies suffered 88,000 casualties. Twenty-nine thousand were killed, wounded or captured in the 1st days of strive against. The savagery surprised a tender, divided nation.
Against this backdrop of the delivery of contemporary war and the painful rebirth of the USA, New York Times bestselling novelist Ralph Peters has created a wide ranging narrative that surpasses the drama and depth of his fresh significantly acclaimed novel, Cain at Gettysburg.
In Hell or Richmond, thirty days of ceaseless carnage are obvious throughout the eyes of a compelling solid, from the Union’s Harvard-valedictorian “boy general,” Francis Channing Barlow, to the brawling “dirty boots” insurgent colonel, William C. Oates. From Ulysses S. provide 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 easy infantrymen from either North and South, fleshing out history with beautiful, a professional realism.
From the terrible collision of armies within the wasteland, the place neither part desired to struggle, to the stunning slaughter of the grand cost at chilly Harbor, this epic novel offers a compelling, actual, and suspenseful portrait of Civil battle combat.
Commemorating the upcoming one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this grim come upon among valiant americans, Ralph Peters brings to undergo the teachings of his personal army occupation, his lifelong learn of this conflict and the boys who fought it, and his abilities as a bestselling, prize-winning novelist to painting bad battles and stylish heroism as no different writer has performed.