The Bloody Ground - Bernard Cornwell Reviews
Description:ISBN 0006496660 / Author: Bernard Cornwell / Genre: Fiction / United States of America. Nathaniel Starbuck, the northern preacher's son ... more
The Bloody Ground - Bernard Cornwell ... who fights for the rebel South, is given command of a punishment battalion, a despised unit of shriekers and cowards. His enemies expect the appointment to be his downfall. To prove them wrong, Starbuck must lead the ramshackle unit against thenorthern garrison at Harper's Ferry and then across the frontier to the bank of the Antietam Creek. There he will fight in what will prove to be the bloodiest battle of the Civil War.
Newest Review: ... enemies have conspired to send him back south to retrain a battalion nicknamed the Yellowlegs due to their penchant for ... more
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Bernard Cornwell The Bloody Ground: 4(Starbuck Chronicles)
Pages: 343, Hardcover, Harpercollins
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by - written on 10/05/07 (Very useful, 102 readings)
War is a morale sapping thing. The longer it goes on for the more likely people are going to become against it. This has happened in Iraq as people now realise that it might take more than a couple of weeks to sort out the region. The extension of war is not a new thing as any historian will tell you. Contemporaries of the period thought that WW1 would be over by Christmas – it was, just Christmas 4 years later. These extended wars have the habit of ripping countries apart and this is no better seen in a civil war. The American Civil War went on for longer than many thought and many people died, not for slavery, but for their pride filled ideals. The ‘Starbuck ... Read the complete review
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