By Ralph Peters
Winner of the yankee 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 wrestle. The savagery surprised a tender, divided kingdom.
Against this backdrop of the beginning of recent conflict and the painful rebirth of the USA, 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 noticeable 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 lifestyles a captivating array of leaders and straightforward squaddies from either North and South, fleshing out historical past with gorgeous, an expert realism.
From the awful collision of armies within the wasteland, the place neither aspect desired to struggle, to the surprising slaughter of the grand cost at chilly Harbor, this epic novel gives you a compelling, real, and suspenseful portrait of Civil struggle combat.
Commemorating the upcoming one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this grim stumble upon among valiant american citizens, Ralph Peters brings to undergo the teachings of his personal army profession, his lifelong examine of this warfare and the lads who fought it, and his talents as a bestselling, prize-winning novelist to painting terrible battles and elegant heroism as no different writer has done.