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 strive against. The savagery surprised a tender, divided kingdom.
Against this backdrop of the beginning of recent battle and the painful rebirth of the U.S., 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 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 lifestyles a charming array of leaders and straightforward squaddies from either North and South, fleshing out heritage with beautiful, a professional realism.
From the awful collision of armies within the desert, the place neither aspect desired to struggle, to the surprising slaughter of the grand cost at chilly Harbor, this epic novel offers a compelling, actual, and suspenseful portrait of Civil conflict combat.
Commemorating the impending a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this grim stumble upon among valiant american citizens, Ralph Peters brings to undergo the teachings of his personal army occupation, his lifelong examine of this battle and the lads who fought it, and his abilities as a bestselling, prize-winning novelist to painting terrible battles and stylish heroism as no different writer has done.