By Jeff Shaara
"[An] interesting learn . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil warfare during this first publication of a brand new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a vibrant fact to the historic occasions depicted."--Library Journal
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Spring 1862. The accomplice military within the West teeters on the point of cave in. common Albert Sidney Johnston is pressured to desert the serious urban of Nashville and rally his troops in protection of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. scorching on Johnston's path are of the Union's top generals: Ulysses supply and Don Carlos Buell. If their mixed forces can weigh down Johnston's military and trap the railroad, the conflict within the West most probably could be over. There's only one challenge: Johnston is aware of the Union plans and is poised to release an audacious shock assault on Grant's encampment--a small payment in southwestern Tennessee anchored by way of a humble church named Shiloh.
Drawing on meticulous examine, Jeff Shaara dramatizes the main judgements of the commanders on each side of the conflict--and brings to existence the junior officials, conscripts, and enlisted males who gave their involved in the reason. With beautiful immediacy, Shaara takes us contained in the maelstrom of Shiloh as no novelist has before.
"Brilliant . . . riveting . . . a piece to be embraced."--Bookreporter
Includes a preview of Jeff Shaara's subsequent Civil struggle novel, A Chain of Thunder.
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