Hell or Richmond

A Novel
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Audio (21.92 hours)
Product Number: Z100097509
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483063041
Narrator/s: Peter Berkrot
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New York Times bestselling author Ralph Peters returns with the sequel to his smash hit Cain at Gettysburg Between May 5 and June 3, 1864, the Union and Confederate armies suffered eighty-eight thousand casualties. Twenty-nine thousand were killed, wounded, or captured in the first two days of combat. The savagery shocked a young, divided nation. Against this backdrop of the birth of modern warfare and the painful rebirth of the United States, Peters has created a breathtaking narrative. In Hell or Richmond, thirty days of ceaseless carnage are seen through the eyes of a compelling cast, from the Union's Harvard valedictorian "boy general," Francis Channing Barlow, to the brawling "dirty boots" Rebel colonel, William C. Oates. From Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee to a simple laborer destined to win the Medal of Honor, Peters brings to life an enthralling array of leaders and simple soldiers from both North and South, fleshing out history with stunning, knowledgeable realism. From the horrific collision of armies in the Wilderness, where neither side wanted to fight, to the shocking slaughter of the grand charge at Cold Harbor, this epic novel delivers a compelling, authentic, and suspenseful portrait of Civil War combat. Commemorating the approaching 150th anniversary of this grim encounter between valiant Americans, Ralph Peters brings to bear the lessons of his own military career, his lifelong study of this war and the men who fought it, and his skills as a bestselling, prizewinning novelist to portray horrific battles and sublime heroism as no other author has done.

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Author(s): Ralph Peters
Series: Civil War (Peters) Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Sep 15, 2013

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Author(s): Ralph Peters
Narrator(s): Peter Berkrot
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Product Number DD4622
Released: Sep 15, 2013
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ISBN: #9781482945591
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Author(s): Ralph Peters
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Product Number EB00369334
Released: May 24, 2014
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429968492

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